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Boy and Girl by a Stream chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Boy and Girl by a Stream chimney ornament, 1860–1870
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 17.1 cm
    Object Height: 6 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1686
Description
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A boy and girl standing on either side of a hollow tube-like object, probably used for holding flowers. The inside of the tube is orange. On the outside of the tube is a potted flower that is sitting on top of a pale orange object which has light blue water effects running from the bottom over the side of the mound. The girl is wearing a blue waistcoat and a white skirt with red, green and orange ruffles. The boy is wearing a blue costume. The boy and girl are standing on a green and yellow mound with touches of applied string-like clay.