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Bowl

2006.44.3622 (RS161248)

Description

Carved wooden bowl with footed base, from the Marquesan Islands. Bowl is extensively carved with both traditional and non-traditional design motifs, concentric arches, triangles, and ovals. Interior is unadorned. Most likely made for the tourist trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"55.00" (Handwritten number on underside of foot)
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bowl
bowls (vessels)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
2006.44.3622
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Presevation
GUSN
269766

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