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Cottage chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Cottage chimney ornament, circa 1850–1860
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 8.9 cm
    Object Height: 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1683
Label Text

Orange-tan house with four pointed windows painted in orange and violet. The door is orange. Thatched roof effect given by orange and greenish brush strokes. The house sits on a white mound with steps leading to the door. The steps have gold line decoration. The cottage and the mound is decorated with touches of applied string-like clay in yellow, green and orange. There is a crackle in the glaze.