Faux Fruit

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-2674

Description

Wax covered composition fruit as well as a few solid wax and plaster-of-paris wax dipped fruit. 1. Red apple with a plastic stem-good condition 2. Yellow apple with a plastic stem and red blush color- cracked. 3. Yellow apple with a rolled stem and a pink blush color- good condition. 4. Yellow pear with a rolled stem and a pink blush color- melted wax and spots on one side 5. Yellow apple with a stiff stem and red stripped blush color- wax cracked and peeling 6. Green pear with a rolled stem and rust blush color- good condition. 7. Green apple with no stem or blush color- cracked and peeling. 8. Yellow pear with a wooden stem and red blush color- cracked and peeling. 9. Yellow-green lemon with a wax stem- cracked and peeling, basket marks in the wax. 10. Yellow apple with no stem and a pink blush color- good condition. 11. Yellow and pink peach with a tiny wooden stem- cracked and peeling. 12. Small green apple with a wooden stem and no blush color- cracked. 13. Yellow and brown banana- cracked. 14. Medium red and yellow apple with a wooden stem- cracked and peeling. 15. Small yellow and pink peach with a wooden stem. 16. Yellow pear with a rolled stem and a trace of red blush color- good condition. 17. Yellow pear with a plastic stem and a trace of blush- good condition. 18. Small green pear with a tiny stem and red blush- peeling. 19. Small yellow and orange gourd with wire stem that shows through the "broken composition and it is soiled.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit
artificial
plaster of Paris
wax
Flora, Artificial
Fruit, Artificial
Fruit, Artificial

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.899

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.899.1-19