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Goatherd chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Goatherd chimney ornament, circa 1850–1860
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom?
  • earthenware, enamel
  • Object Height: 22.9 cm
    Object Height: 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1689
Label Text

Boy with a blue waistcoat, orange trousers and black hair holding a white pitcher and a yellow sheaf of grain. There is a goat standing by his side. The goat has red and black brush strokes and touches of applied string-like clay. The base is yellow and orange with a circular indentation at the boy's feet. Enamel over glaze decoration.