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George Washington chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • George Washington chimney ornament, circa 1870–1880
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 36.2 cm
    Object Height: 14 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1703
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Male portrait figure (George Washington). He is holding a hat under his left arm and is holding a scroll in his right hand. His face and hands are peach color, his hair is gray, and his shoes are black with gold buckles. The rest of the figure is white with gold decoration. There is a crackle in the glaze.