Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Purchase
Catalog Number 03.10.001
Date 1997
Description The Night Watch carving by the late John L. Heatwole of Bridgewater, Virginia. Figurine is of a mouse standing on a book with the title printed on the spine "THE NIGHT WATCH." Signature is signed as a small plate at bottom of the book's spine. The mouse wears a brown checked vest, white undershirt and red scarf. He is barefoot and his long tail curls around his side. He peers from behind a blue cookie jar with a cobalt flower. Signed "JL HEATWOLE VA. '97" on edge of book on reverse. Earlier inventory notes the jar represents Heatwole Pottery.
Material Wood
Made Heatwole, John L., 1948-2006
Heatwole, John L., 1948-2006
Heatwole, John
Artist Heatwole, John L., 1948-2006
Heatwole, John L., 1
Place of Origin Bridgewater (Va.)
Dimensions H-5.5 W-3 L-2.7 inches
People Heatwole, John L., 1948-2006