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Silver King

Alexander Phimister Proctor

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-coated bronze
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1907
    DIMENSIONS 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 in. (27.3 x 34.3 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE Inscribed on top of base: "COPY RT. A.P. PROCTOR -07" on proper right side and "SILVER KING" on front
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on interior edge of base in black paint: "1" and "11 9 04"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of silver fish with open mouth leaping out of water; supported on wave that rises from flat rectangular base; surface covered with silvery-gray, slightly irridescent plating. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Alexander Phimister Proctor (American, 1862–1950). Silver King, 1907. Silver-coated bronze, 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 in. (27.3 x 34.3 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 12.894. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 12.894_transp5806.jpg)
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