Libation Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5000

Description

Painted black. Bottom decorated with two carp and Japanese characters in relief. Bottom side of rim has circular rings attached all around, probably for hanging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

punch bowls
bronze (metal)
painting (coating)
relief (sculpture techniques)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
carp
Bronze
Painted
Relief
Carp
BOWL, LIBATION

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.282