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girl with a cat chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • girl with a cat chimney ornament, 1840–1860
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 19.1 cm
    Object Height: 7 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1678.b
Label Text

Female figure seated by a beehive that is on top of a table. She has a bird on her left wrist. There is a cat standing on the ground with its front paws resting on the woman's knee. There is a white and red, hollow tulip behind the beehive. Touches of applied, string-like clay in green and orange around the bottom of the piece.