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1998.449 (RS21614)

Description

Chinese ivory figurine w/ four Chinese figures and fishing motif. Figure at top and bottom holding opposite ends of canoe paddle. One figure at bottom in prayer position. One figure in middle climbing up.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Inscriptions
Carved on bottom: [Chinese symbols?]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Canoe
canoes
Carved
carving (processes)
Classical Figure
FIGURINE
figurines
fishing
Fishing
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
6.5 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.449
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18413

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