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Lion (Carousel Figure)

about 1899


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

Overall: 157.5 × 177.8 × 50.8 cm (62 × 70 × 20 in.) Mount: 49.8 × 167.6 cm (19 5/8 × 66 in.)

Accession Number

2017.3

Medium or Technique

Carved and polychromed wood; glass eyes

Not On View

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Last operated at the Twin Grove Park carousel, Pine Grove, PA; about 1975, purchased by Maurice and Nina Fraley, Berkeley, CA; about 1975, sold by the Fraleys to Larry Freels, Walnut Creek, CA; 2017, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Freels to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of Larry and Gail Freels