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Woodcarving: painted cow on base

Object Number: 
1964.19
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 25.4 x 34.3 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
typed: label affixed to bottm: "1007T/75.00"
Description: 
Carved wooden cow painted yellow and black; mounted on oblong wooden base with brown paint over green underpainting; circular hole at center of base is filled with wooden plug.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, seventy-five dollars was paid "from stocks previously given to the society."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group