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Faux Fruit

1991.899.1-19 (RS20970)

Description

Wax covered composition fruit as well as a few solid wax and plaster-of-paris wax dipped fruit. 1. Red apple with a plastic stem-good condition 2. Yellow apple with a plastic stem and red blush color- cracked. 3. Yellow apple with a rolled stem and a pink blush color- good condition. 4. Yellow pear with a rolled stem and a pink blush color- melted wax and spots on one side 5. Yellow apple with a stiff stem and red stripped blush color- wax cracked and peeling 6. Green pear with a rolled stem and rust blush color- good condition. 7. Green apple with no stem or blush color- cracked and peeling. 8. Yellow pear with a wooden stem and red blush color- cracked and peeling. 9. Yellow-green lemon with a wax stem- cracked and peeling, basket marks in the wax. 10. Yellow apple with no stem and a pink blush color- good condition. 11. Yellow and pink peach with a tiny wooden stem- cracked and peeling. 12. Small green apple with a wooden stem and no blush color- cracked. 13. Yellow and brown banana- cracked. 14. Medium red and yellow apple with a wooden stem- cracked and peeling. 15. Small yellow and pink peach with a wooden stem. 16. Yellow pear with a rolled stem and a trace of red blush color- good condition. 17. Yellow pear with a plastic stem and a trace of blush- good condition. 18. Small green pear with a tiny stem and red blush- peeling. 19. Small yellow and orange gourd with wire stem that shows through the "broken composition and it is soiled.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
plaster of Paris
wax
Object type
Household Accessories; Decorative Furnishings
Descriptive terms
artificial
Flora, Artificial
fruit
Fruit, Artificial
plaster of Paris
wax
Accession Number
1991.899.1-19
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2674

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