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Giraffe (Carousel Figure)

about 1892
Gustav A. Dentzel Carousel Co. (active 1867–1928)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 195.6 × 116.8 × 30.5 cm (77 × 46 × 12 in.) Mount: 50.8 × 127 cm (20 × 50 in.)

Accession Number

2017.4

Medium or Technique

Carved poplar with original polychrome decoration; glass eyes

Not On View

Classifications

Sculpture

Markings

Intials of Gustav A. Dentzel "GDA" carved on both sides of saddle blanket.

Provenance

Purchased by Larry Freels, Walnut Creek, CA; 2017, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Freels to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Larry and Gail Freels