Bowl with handle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-171407

Description

Bowl with handle, carved out of a coconut. Probably from the Pacific Islands. The bowl is thin-walled and light, and has wavy lines along the edge of the bowl and both sides of the handle. The outer surface of the bowl and handle is highly polished and shiny. The inner surface is unfinished. Likely made for the tourist trade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (object components)
coconut (fruit)
Bowl

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Dimensions

4 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2116