Miniature Paint-decorated Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-2629

Description

Turned wood bowl with shallow foot and molded urn; grain painted in ochre and dotted in red to imitate birdseye maple.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
miniatures (toys)
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Turned
Painted
Bowl

Inscription

Typed on a paper label located on the base: 507

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

991.850

Related Items

Title Ensemble Accession Number 1991.84AB

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1 1/8 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.850