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Woodpecker


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description A woodpecker is poised on a tree stump. Animals and birds such as this woodpecker were produced by many English ceramic factories. Like their Meissen prototypes, they were often used to decorate dining tables during the fruit and dessert courses.
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Date Description Narrative
4/06/1959Loan Considerationexamined for loan
Provenance George Robinson Harding, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911

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Period
ca. 1760-1765
Medium
soft paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.822
Measurements
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
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