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George Washington chimney ornament
  • Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • George Washington chimney ornament, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, enamel
  • Object Height: 21.6 cm
    Object Height: 8 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1704
Label Text

Portrait bust of male figure (George Washington). Enamel decoration with peach tones on the face, gray hair, black cravat, red-orange coat with yellow-orange buttons, and a yellow waistcoat with red-orange design. The base has green, yellow and black brush marks to give the effect of marble.