Bric-a-brac

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

Late 19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-175273

Description

Pair of cermic hands holding open shells, possibly for holding jewelry (or possibly a creamer (?), or other service item). White hand with outstretched finger stands on pink ruffled cuff with blue band. Pink colored shells with scalloped and wavy sides. One end of shell appears to be a spout. Opposite end appears to be a finger (illeg.) hold. Hollow interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knickknacks
ceramic (material)
shell (animal material)
Bric-a-brac

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 3/8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.825.1