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Plastic and Wax Fruit

1991.1040.1-12 (RS21578)

Description

The fruit are of realistic form and color and include: 1. a minature spray of 3 yellow pears with green plastic leaves on a branch; 2.& 3. each with three mini plastic green limes hanging from stem with two leaves; 4. plastic blushing mini yellow pears hanging from a branch with two leaves; 5.&6. each with three plastic crab apples hanging from a stem with two leaves; 7. three plastic mini oranges hanging from a branch; 8. a bunch of pink and yellow plastic grapes; 9. a wax blushing yellow-pink pear (misshapen); 10. a wax orange (misshapen); 11. a bunch of purple wax grapes; 12. a plastic spray of nauges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1980
Inscriptions
On a molded plastic tab on the stems of #5,7,12 that reads: $.59/Produce .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
molding (forming)
plastic (organic material)
wax
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
artificial
fruit
Fruit, Artificial
Molded
molding (forming)
Plastic
plastic (organic material)
Wax
wax
Accession Number
1991.1040.1-12
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3257

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