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Beggar Man chimney ornament
  • Germany
  • Beggar Man chimney ornament, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 15.9 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1709
Description

Porcelain figure of beggar leaning on two stick crutches. His right leg is a peg leg. He has a bag over his shoulder. He is wearing ragged clothing, a red coat, green pantaloons, and black felt hat with a feather. The figure is leaning against a tree stump. The figure stands on a square base with gold line around edge.