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Potted plant and tree

Object Number: 
INV.8126
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Wood, sponge, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Turned wood pot with low, irregularly shaped sponge disk on top representing foliage; pot painted brown with green band, and sponge painted green; flat wooden tree cut with jig-saw and painted with shades of green and orange; some branches defined by incised lines.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group