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Block Cup

Artist:
Charlotte Potok, born Boston, MA 1930-died Plainfield, VT 2008  Search this
Medium:
slab-built porcelain with transparent glaze
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. (7.0 x 10.1 x 7.0 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Ceramic
Crafts
Date:
1980 (original design 1978)
Topic:
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1981.27A
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77a70da4f-67a4-4692-af92-8b4722329cfd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.27A

Block Plate

Artist:
Charlotte Potok, born Boston, MA 1930-died Plainfield, VT 2008  Search this
Medium:
slab-built porcelain with transparent glaze
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 7 x 7 1/8 in. (3.2 x 17.8 x 18.1 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Ceramic
Crafts
Date:
1980 (original design 1978)
Topic:
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1981.27B
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7344878eb-ac54-4ffb-8d35-780d6955f252
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.27B

Block Bowl

Artist:
Charlotte Potok, born Boston, MA 1930-died Plainfield, VT 2008  Search this
Medium:
slab-built porcelain with transparent glaze
Dimensions:
2 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (5.1 x 11.4 x 12.1 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Ceramic
Crafts
Date:
1980 (original design 1978)
Topic:
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1981.27C
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79d6a32bd-040c-425b-b432-18ff39bfddcd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.27C

Untitled (Toy Blocks)

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage with colored ink, pen and ink and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 9 in. (30.7 x 23.0 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1970
Topic:
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
1991.155.79
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk700c68394-0cbb-48d8-961e-8eccb52e4c14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.155.79

Game Fish

Artist:
Larry Fuente, born Chicago, IL 1947  Search this
Medium:
fiberglass, black auto-body type epoxy resin, polyurethane resin, plywood, plastic found objects including beads, buttons, poker chips, badminton birdies, ping pong balls, rhinestones, coins, dice, plastic figurines, combs, miniature pinball games, dominoes, chess pieces, pool balls, etc.
Dimensions:
51 1/2 x 112 1/2 x 10 3/4 in. (130.8 x 285.6 x 27.3 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Crafts
Date:
1988
Topic:
Fantasy\animal\fish  Search this
Object\toy\doll  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance and museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Copyright:
© 1988, Larry Fuente
Object number:
1991.61
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Renwick Gallery, 1st Floor, Room 105
Renwick Gallery, 1st Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7922412ff-7bc9-4d62-b942-14e868342205
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.61

Child's Chair

Artist:
Joanne Shima, born Long Island, New York 1960  Search this
Medium:
birch, maple, MDF, and lacquer
Dimensions:
22 3/4 × 13 7/8 × 12 in. (57.8 × 35.2 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Furniture
Crafts
Date:
1987
Topic:
Figure\child\full length  Search this
Object\toy\blocks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Kenneth R. Trapp
Copyright:
© 1987, Joanne Shima
Object number:
2000.55
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70ba6ac4d-d76f-4cd0-91bb-233b3339482e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2000.55

Music, Literature and Art [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Graves, Abbott 1859-1936  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print : photogravure black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1889
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Art  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Music  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Literature  Search this
Figure--Child--Nude  Search this
Animal--Cat  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Object--Art Tool--Palette  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000921
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138571

Taps [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Gutmann, Bessie Pease 1876-1960  Search this
Photographic firm:
Gutmann & Gutmann Inc.  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print color
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1946
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Full length  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic--Bedroom  Search this
Object--Toy--Toy Soldier  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Trumpet  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC000985
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138759

Home-Keeping Hearts Are Happiest [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Taylor, William Ladd 1854-1926  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1905
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Family  Search this
Figure group--Family  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Fireplace  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Home Life  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC002048
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_142236

Home-Keeping Hearts Are Happiest [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Taylor, William Ladd 1854-1926  Search this
Photographic firm:
Curtis & Cameron  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1907
Topic:
Allegory--Life--Family  Search this
Figure group--Family  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture--Detail--Fireplace  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Home Life  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC002049
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Photograph Study Collection
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_142237

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
McMillan, Mary  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1922
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Object--Toy--Stuffed Toy  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002870
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2870

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
McMillan, Mary  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Still Life--Furniture--Chair  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002871
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2871

(No Title Given) [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
McMillan, Mary  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Still Life--Furniture--Stool  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0002872
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_2872

Child Playing with Blocks, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Sotheby Parke Bernet New York New York
Date:
Ca. 1850
Topic:
Primitive  Search this
Portrait female--Child  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61507432
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_89675

Baby and Puppy, (painting)

Title:
Altruism, (painting)
Painter:
Freer, Frederick Warren 1849-1908  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Architecture interior--Domestic--House  Search this
Figure--Child  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAP 78120029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_366011

Teddy Bear, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Shure, Robert 1948-  Search this
Medium:
Bronze, with patina
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
FAO Schwartz 440 Boylston Street Boston Massachusetts 02115
Date:
1991
Topic:
Animal--Bear  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAS MA000053
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_328220

Alphabet Series, L Block, (sculpture)

Title:
L Block, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rippon, Ruth 1927-  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue Rochester New York 14607 Accession Number: 76.69
Topic:
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAS 37390145
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_296995

(Playskool): Untitled, (sculpture)

Title:
Untitled, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Chamberlain, John 1927-2011  Search this
Medium:
Painted tin on a wooden building block base
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1963
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88380153
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_307914

A Mystique, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Cornell, Joseph 1903-1972  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paper, paint, ink, glass, cork
Type:
Sculptures-Box
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1985.64.81
Topic:
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Object--Written Matter  Search this
Allegory  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08580265
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_31061

(Playskool): Untitled, (sculpture)

Title:
Untitled, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Chamberlain, John 1927-2011  Search this
Medium:
Painted tin on a wooden building block base
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
1963
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Toy--Blocks  Search this
Control number:
IAS 88380152
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_307913

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