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Parrot

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Like no. 6, the parrot stands upright, astride an open, teardrop-shaped stand, which is attached to the tip of the bird's tail and both legs. The smooth sided stand is gently sloped, roughly echoing the angle of the underside of the parrot's body. The stand and bird were molded as one piece...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

Dutch (Delft), about 1735–45

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

The Netherlands

Dimensions

17.9 x 10.4 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.75

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware