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Three-Story House chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Three-Story House chimney ornament, circa 1850–1860
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 18.1 cm
    Object Diameter: 7 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1685
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House with three stories in tiers. There is a small gable and two chimneys on top. There is overglaze decoration of orange-tan house with pale blue windows. The windows are outlined with black enamel. The roof is white with touches of applied string-like clay colored light green. The house sits on a white mound with steps leading to the door. There is gold line decoration on the steps. The glaze has a crackle.