Container: beetle motif

 
Container: beetle motif
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  • Title :     Container: beetle motif
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer
  • Accession:     87.737.9.1.1 a,b
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1912
  • Dimensions:     Inches 3/4 2-11/16 diameter, Centimeters 1.9 6.8 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Arts and Crafts
  • Subject:     Animals , Insect , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.737.9.1.1 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Arts and Crafts~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Hand-hammered circular copper container with scalloped edges and raised relief multi-color enameled decorations depicting a beetle on lid at center and beaded trim around outer edge.