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Object Timeline

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1949

  • We acquired this object.

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2016

  • You found it!

Cat and kitten Figure, late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Figure. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is painted brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Cat Memes of Antiquity.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.8 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Cat and kitten Figure, late 19th–early 20th century; probably Austria; painted brass; H x W x D: 6.8 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.); 1949-49-35

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection.

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18382391/ |title=Cat and kitten Figure, late 19th–early 20th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=13 February 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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