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Bric-A-Brac Stand Collection

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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0319 a-f
Description
A collection of six short dark brown wooden stands. (a) 2.3 x 9.8 - incised double circle in circular platform top and carved knob trim around its rim. Outward bowed base is elaborately carved through in interwoven knot design between three square spiral motifs, each of which terminates in a small …
Title
Bric-A-Brac Stand Collection
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.3 cm
Description
A collection of six short dark brown wooden stands. (a) 2.3 x 9.8 - incised double circle in circular platform top and carved knob trim around its rim. Outward bowed base is elaborately carved through in interwoven knot design between three square spiral motifs, each of which terminates in a small foot. Underside has circle carved at centre. (b) 2.6 x 5.8 - small lip around top platform, outward bowed base carved through in scrolled vine pattern between solid spaces terminating in three small feet. Marks: on base, red Japeanese writing) (c) 2.6 x 6.7 - double circle inscribed on top platform which is ringed with small lip, smooth outward bowed base with three small feet curving outward, small circle cut in base. Marks: on base, paper label, “605/2” (d) 2.7 x 6.5 - lathe turned with small lip around top platform, smooth outward bowed base with small foot-ring, bottom hollowed inside foot-ring. (e) 1.6 x 5.7 - small raised ring carved around platform top, base flares out slightly and is scroll-shaped along bottom defining three very small feet. (f) 1.6 x 4.5 - small lip around platform top, sharp shoulder of outward bowed based incised with small lines around; scroll carving at bottom defines small feet.
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E. S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0319 a-f
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