Laquered kero with flat base, flared sides and human face carved in relief. Laquered scenes with Inca, Inca Queen, rainbows, plants, flowers, feline head. Laquering = pigment added to maliable resin from a semi-domesticated plant from the Amazon. The resin is stretched thin and cut into desired shapes and then pasted onto the object. A clear laquer is applied over all of the cut work.
Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr.
|416 || - || Field No SF|
|F 46 || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
Year of Heath - Corn: From Ancient Crop to Soda Pop (10 Apr 2015)
[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 190 Middle row, left
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