Giraffe (Carousel Figure)

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


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2017.4

Medium or Technique

Carved poplar with original polychrome decoration; glass eyes

On View

Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery (Gallery 237)

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