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Beggar Group chimney ornament
  • Germany
  • Beggar Group chimney ornament, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • porcelain
  • Object Height: 15.2 cm
    Object Height: 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1710
Description

Group of people consisting of a man leaning on a stick, woman counting money, and a little girl standing in front of the woman. The man is wearing a red shirt and green pantaloons. The woman is wearing a purple waistcoat and a beige skirt. The little girl is wearing a blue waistcoat and red skirt. Delicate modeling of hands and faces. Rectangular base with gold line around edge and modeled flower and leaf forms scattered on ground.