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Libation Bowl

1949.282 (RS119403)

Description

Painted black. Bottom decorated with two carp and Japanese characters in relief. Bottom side of rim has circular rings attached all around, probably for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
bronze (metal)
painting (coating)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
BOWL, LIBATION
Bronze
bronze (metal)
carp
Carp
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Painted
painting (coating)
punch bowls
Relief
relief (sculpture techniques)
Dimensions
2.25 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.282
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
5000

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