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Plaster Fruit

1991.1039.1-5 (RS21578)

Description

Each fruit is made from plaster, formed and colored to look real. These include: a lemon, an orange, a lemon with a wood stem, and a small yellow apple. The orange is lighter than the rest, with a ground in yellow and orange with a wax finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
plaster
wax
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
artificial
fruit
Fruit, Artificial
Painted
painting (coating)
Plaster
plaster
Wax
wax
Accession Number
1991.1039.1-5
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3256

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