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Architectural ornament

Object Number: 
ca. 1880
Overall: 24 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 4 in. (62.2 x 74.9 x 10.2 cm)
Painted ornamental terracotta plaque from facade of building on Worth Street in lower Manhattan, believed to have been manufactured in New York. Ornamental scene depicts a cherub riding through scrolled foliage, on a two-headed fantastical sea serpent or other aquatic creature.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Marilynn and Ivan Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group