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Poodle chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Poodle chimney ornament, 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, glazing, overglazing
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1695.b
Label Text

Sitting poodle with white, crackled glaze. The tail, ears, back of the head, and on the fore part of the body are covered with tiny grains of clay in imitation of hair. Enamel overglaze decoration of eyes, orange-tan and black nose, and gray feet. The dog has a gold collar and dog tag. The pupils are yellow. The head is looking to the left.