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Gray, black, and white tabby cat standing on hind legs holds an upraised stick above a mewing kitten lying across its knee, as if in the act of spanking.

This is a figure from Austria. It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1949. Gift of Anonymous Donor. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

painted brass

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.)

This object was donated by Anonymous

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18382391/ |title=Figure, "Cat and kitten", late 19th–early 20th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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