Tiger

about 1876


Object Place: Worcester, Massachusetts

Dimensions

43.18 x 67.94 x 45.08 cm (17 x 26 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2525

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

From the Tiger Hose Co. of Worcester, Mass. A carved and painted wooden figure of a rampant tiger resting its front paws on a coiled hose. Mounted on a flat oval base with carved edge.

Provenance

By 1953, The Old Store on the Harbor (Mary Allis), Southport, CT; 1953, sold by The Old Store on the Harbor to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI [see note]; 1953, gift of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 12, 1953)

NOTE:
The object arrived on the MFA on loan from The Old Store on the Harbor on May 12, 1953. Maxim Karolik purchased the object from the dealer on May 20, 1953 and gave it to the MFA later that year.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik