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Bowl with handle

2006.44.2116 (RS83276)

Description

Bowl with handle, carved out of a coconut. Probably from the Pacific Islands. The bowl is thin-walled and light, and has wavy lines along the edge of the bowl and both sides of the handle. The outer surface of the bowl and handle is highly polished and shiny. The inner surface is unfinished. Likely made for the tourist trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
coconut (fruit)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bowl
bowls (object components)
coconut (fruit)
Dimensions
4 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2116
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171407

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