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Deaccessioned October 30, 2014

Peacock

early 1930s
Waylande Gregory (American, 1905–1971)


Object Place: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1 x 44.5 x 13.3 cm (9 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.670

Medium or Technique

Terra cotta, sprayed-on slip, gold paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pottery

Peacock with long flowing tail, gold painted beak and eyes. Unglazed terra cotta with gold dots and swirling lines except broad areas of gold with incised swirls for wings. Perched on base with rows of feathery trees or ferns outlined in gold.

Inscription

On underside: "Waylande Gregory NEW YORK / COPYRIGHTED"

Provenance

1985, gift of John Axelrod to the Museum (Acquisition date: June 26, 1985)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection