|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Outside Diameter:||18.6 cm|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr., 1942|
|Other Number:||416 - Field No SF|
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.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Year of Heath - Corn: From Ancient Crop to Soda Pop (10 Apr 2015 - 14 Mar 2016)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 190 Middle row, left||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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