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Figure of a man on a leaping horse

French
About 1930
Designed for Jean Born (French, active as "Robj" between 1908-around 1940)


Object Place: Paris, commisioned by Robj

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm) L. 17 in. (43.2 cm) W. 2 3/8 in (6 cm)

Accession Number

1985.651

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Commissioned by Robj of Paris. Cream-colored earthenware with crackle glaze. Figure of a man bent over in a saddle on an elongated leaping horse forming a narrow semicucular shape. Area bleow horse consists of graduated intersecting rays on a low plinth. Marks: Robj (in glaze) Paris Robj Paris Made in France (impressed mark in a square].

Markings

"Robj Paris" in glaze. "Made in France" impressed mark in a square

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection