Chalkware Canary

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8454

Description

Painted chalkware. Canary, painted gold with wings outlined in red. On green-painted base. Eyes and beak are black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
casting (process)
gypsum
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
true finch
Gypsum
Slip Cast
Painted
Canary
Figurine, Bird

Inscription

In pencil on white adhesive label on base: #4345 $55.00

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 3/8 x 2 1/2 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.657

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