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2009.5.16.1 (RS215296)

Description

Carved soapstone basin in the shape of an open bivalve shell, with closed bivalve shell feet and decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Material
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Places
China
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Decorative
bowls (vessels)
carving (processes)
Knickknack
soapstone (metamorphic rock)
People and organizations
Metropolitan Moving & Storage
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 11 1/4 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.5.16.1
GUSN
188961

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