Emu Egg

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-11516

Description

A dark colored emu egg incised with two motifs in Australian style. One motif shows two Aborignial figures, the other shows two kangaroos. There is one blow hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pictures (two-dimensional representations)
glassblowing
eggshell (animal material)
incising
glass (material)
Australian
figure- and animal-derived motifs
kangaroos, koalas, wombats, possums, and kin
Eggshell
Blown
Incised
Australian
Kangaroo
PICTURE, EGG

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Australia

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5.25 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.964