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Catalog Number xxxx.116.1
Type of Object Figurine, Animal
Collection American Decorative Arts Collection
Principal Artist Cowan Pottery
Other Artist Postgate, Margaret
Date 1930
Description Elephant, ca. 1930
Cowan Pottery Studio (1912-1931)
Design attributed to Margaret Postgate ( 1880-1953)
Lakewood and Rocky River, Ohio

Cowan elephant paperweight (shape no. D-3) designed by Margaret Postgate in Oriental Red glaze with a Cowan die impressed logo. The elephant design is based on Postgate's award-winning soap sculpture for the Proctor & Gamble competition in 1924.

People Postgate, Margaret
Source (FIC) Found in Collection
Search Terms Ohio