Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-18413

Description

Chinese ivory figurine w/ four Chinese figures and fishing motif. Figure at top and bottom holding opposite ends of canoe paddle. One figure at bottom in prayer position. One figure in middle climbing up.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
canoes
fishing
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Fishing
Canoe
Classical Figure
FIGURINE

Inscription

Carved on bottom: [Chinese symbols?]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6.5 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.449