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ABC Playground

Large Coqui

  • Location: Houston Street and Essex Street; northwest corner of playground.
  • Sculptor: Tom Otterness
  • Description: Figural sculpture of a mother and baby coqui frog
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: 40" x 76" x 88"
  • Cast: 2004
  • Dedicated: Oct. 19, 2007
  • Foundry: Beacon Fine Art Foundry, Beacon, NY
  • Fabricator: Insun Kim, Beacon Fine Art Foundry, Beacon, NY
  • Donor: Tom Otterness

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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