Plaster Fruit

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3256

Description

Each fruit is made from plaster, formed and colored to look real. These include: a lemon, an orange, a lemon with a wood stem, and a small yellow apple. The orange is lighter than the rest, with a ground in yellow and orange with a wax finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit
artificial
painting (coating)
plaster
wax
Plaster
Wax
Painted
Fruit, Artificial

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1039

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1039.1-5