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Carved gourd

1998.456 (RS21620)

Description

Carved gourd w/ S. American motifs and metal rim. Flowers and medallions carved, image of hands shaking, primarily. Shaped like light bulb.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Carved in aurrounding medallions: ""Jujuy/ Corrientes/ Entre Rios/ Buenos Aires/ Santa Fe/ Santiago/ Salta/ Tucuman/ Cordoba/ Catamarca/ Rioja/ San Juan/ San Luis/ Mendozo/ RECUERDO""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
gourd
metal
Object type
Vegetable Artifact
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
gourd
GOURD
Gourd
metal
Souvenir
souvenirs
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
3.5 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.456
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18420

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