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Ostrich Egg

Description

Large, naturally pitted, cream-colored egg with metal hanger wrought in metal, with pansy at small end and calla lily on circular circular disk on large end, tied together with heavy wire fashioned into loop for hanging (not decorated).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Egg
egg
ostrich eggshell
PICTURE, EGG
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
Dimensions
7 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.287
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2279

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