Deaccessioned October 30, 2014
Waylande Gregory (American, 1905–1971)
Object Place: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States
Overall: 24.1 x 44.5 x 13.3 cm (9 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Terra cotta, sprayed-on slip, gold paint
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.
On underside: "Waylande Gregory NEW YORK / COPYRIGHTED"
1985, gift of John Axelrod to the Museum (Acquisition date: June 26, 1985)
The John Axelrod Collection