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Figure

This is a Figure. It is dated 800–600 BC and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is terracotta. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ruth Vollmer. It is credited Gift of Ruth Vollmer.

  • Horse Figure
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Victor Wiener.
  • 1997-170-27
  • Tile (Greece)
  • earthenware.
  • Bequest of Ruth Vollmer.
  • 1982-26-3-a,b

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Found at...Made in... Necklace
  • wood, beads, rope, polymer clay (porcelana fria).
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-18

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.7 × 15.2 × 5.1 cm (5 × 6 × 2 in.)

Cite this object as

Figure; terracotta; H x W x D: 12.7 × 15.2 × 5.1 cm (5 × 6 × 2 in.); Gift of Ruth Vollmer; 1971-48-11

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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