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It is posed in a crouch low to the ground with its large masked face being central. The eyes (and nose) of the raccoon are glazed, reflective and soulful.
The sculpture is made of pale terra cotta pottery. It is matte and very textural
This piece was made by Dane Burr. He studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art in the late 1940s. This piece was most likely created in the 1960s or 1970s.
The figure is approximately 3 7/8" tall, 8" long and 3 1/2" wide (ear to ear). It is substantial and weighs nearly one and three-quarter pounds. It is hand signed on the bottom in black (or perhaps brown): Dane.
The sculpture is in excellent condition. There is one small flat chip on the back side of the raccoon’s left ear. It is 5 mm long at its widest point. Please see the pictures for the greatest detail.
A truly endearing woodland creature.