Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-269766

Description

Carved wooden bowl with footed base, from the Marquesan Islands. Bowl is extensively carved with both traditional and non-traditional design motifs, concentric arches, triangles, and ovals. Interior is unadorned. Most likely made for the tourist trade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
wood (plant material)
Bowl

Inscription

"55.00" (Handwritten number on underside of foot)

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Household Accessory

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Presevation

Accession Number

2006.44.3622