Ostrich Egg

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2279

Description

Large, naturally pitted, cream-colored egg with metal hanger wrought in metal, with pansy at small end and calla lily on circular circular disk on large end, tied together with heavy wire fashioned into loop for hanging (not decorated).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pictures (two-dimensional representations)
egg
ostrich eggshell
Egg
PICTURE, EGG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

7 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.287