Plastic and Wax Fruit

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1900-1980

GUSN

GUSN-3257

Description

The fruit are of realistic form and color and include: 1. a minature spray of 3 yellow pears with green plastic leaves on a branch; 2.& 3. each with three mini plastic green limes hanging from stem with two leaves; 4. plastic blushing mini yellow pears hanging from a branch with two leaves; 5.&6. each with three plastic crab apples hanging from a stem with two leaves; 7. three plastic mini oranges hanging from a branch; 8. a bunch of pink and yellow plastic grapes; 9. a wax blushing yellow-pink pear (misshapen); 10. a wax orange (misshapen); 11. a bunch of purple wax grapes; 12. a plastic spray of nauges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit
artificial
molding (forming)
plastic (organic material)
wax
Plastic
Wax
Molded
Fruit, Artificial

Inscription

On a molded plastic tab on the stems of #5,7,12 that reads: $.59/Produce .

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1040

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1040.1-12