Molded copper weathervane of a running horse, 1868

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Ceramics by Country/Region
I. Asia
II. Austria
III. China
IV. France
V. Germany
VI. Great Britain
VII. Japan
VIII. Peru
IX. United States of America
X. West Africa

I. Asia
  • Bowl
    Object ID: 02.03.558
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: blue and white china bowl; scene of three Chinese men standing under a tree covering one half of bowl; other side of bowl has two v-shaped designs, one facing up and the other facing down; two thin blue lines around rim; one thin blue line around bottom

  • China Set
    Object ID: 04.04.555
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: China tea set one teapot: tall, narrow cylinder, one sugar bowl, one creamer, six cups: shape and size of espresso cups, and six saucers the pattern is hanging wisteria (green and purple outlined in gold) in a garden with red flowers (also outlined in gold); bluebirds perch in wisteria branches; handles, knobs (on top), and spout are painted with gold; gold and black geometric design around rims; neutral background gold Asian characters on black background on bottom of each object.

  • Creamer
    Object ID: 04.04.546
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Porcelain creamer with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Demitasse Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.561
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Small blue and white china saucer; contoured rim; blue flower and leaf pattern around rim; was wrapped with 04.04.560, but the patterns do not seem to match

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.559
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Blue and white china saucer; scene with four Chinese figures standing under a tree; two thin blue lines around rim on inside and outside and one around the bottom; outside has three v-shaped designs; Asian characters on the bottom.

II. Austria
  • Tea Service
    Object ID: 04.04.032
    Date: 1880-1910
    Origin: Austria
    Description: Chocolate-coffee set, includes tray, creamer, sugar, and four demitasse cups and saucers. Red and gilt design on white ground with portrait of Queen Louisa. Carlsbad, China, Austria written beneath.


III. China
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 8.02.391
    Date: c. 1700
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese porcelain famille-verte figures of boys, each modelled as a smiling youth holding a vase, a smaller boy clambering up his right or left leg, and standing on a petal-molded rectangular base. These have traditionally been called Kangxi Period in date, but advancing scholarship may determine them to be of 19th century date.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.395
    Date: 1700-1799
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese 'soft paste' porcelain white figures of Guanyin each wearing a tall veil and long robes, and standing with folded hands on a cloud-form base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.389
    Date: c. 1810
    Origin: China
    Description: Chinese export porcelain group of Guanyin and an acolyte modelled as the serene deity wearing a tall pale blue headdress and veil, a black and gilt-edged white mantle and a "prunus-and-cracked ice" patterned turquoise robe, seated with a small boy in a red pinney sitting on her right knee.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.349
    Date: 1875-1925
    Origin: China
    Description:Two Chinese blanc-de-chine porcelain figures of Guanyin, each figure standing on a wave pattern base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.331
    Date:
    Origin: China
    Description: Chinese blanc-de-chine porcelain figure of a Guanyin, seated with a vase to her left, the right hand holding a giltwood fragment.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.390
    Date:
    Origin: China
    Description: Two Chinese export porcelain figures of boys each wearing a pink apron decorated with a flying crane above.

  • Figurine, Group
    Object ID: 08.02.352
    Date: c. 1800
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese export porcelain groups of a lady and peacock. Each lady wearing a pin coat and yellow skirt, holding a gilt-striped and iron-red candle-holder, and standing beside a colorful peacock on a marbleized rockwork base.

  • Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.543
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain plate with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "MADE IN CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.544
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.548
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.551
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.552
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.553
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.554
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.545
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.547
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.550
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teapot
    Object ID: 04.04.542
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teapot with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Teapot
    Object ID: 04.04.549
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teapot; hand-painted rooster pattern: eight roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted around the top; bamboo shaped handle; high and narrow shape; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.


IV. France
  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.057
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.058
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.059
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of 13 Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Dinner Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.022
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Haviland China. Part of a set including 6 plates, 6 butter plates, 6 bowls, sugar bowl, creamer, covered serving dish, and a cup & saucer.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.404
    Date: 1925-1975
    Origin: France
    Description: Pair of Sevres white biscuit busts of kings on cobalt-blue porcelain socles indistinctly dated and inscribed on the reverse.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.405
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: France
    Description: French white biscuit small bust of a girl and a group of classical lovers on cobalt-blue bases. Spurious Sevres marks in blue.


V. Germany
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.408
    Date: 1755
    Origin: Germany
    Description: Meissen porcelain figure of Bacchus wearing a vine wreath and an animal skin cape, holding a goblet of wine, and dancing beside a basket of purple grapes on a gilt-heightened scroll-molded base, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue.

  • Tableware Set
    Object ID: 04.04.164
    Date:
    Origin: Germany
    Description: German porcelain "Dresden Flowers" breakfast set- most are broken, this is now stored in the basement. Copeland's Grosvenor celadon green and white glazed bone china breakfast set. There are 11 pieces total, including the covers.


VI. Great Britain
  • Basket
    Object ID: 04.04.347
    Date: 1760
    Origin: England
    Description: Derby porcelain reticulated oval basket painted in underglaze-blue with a Chinaman in a punt on a river before island pavilions. The rim with trellis and cell diaper panels, the exterior applied at the intersections with flowerheads, and the double loop handles with floral terminals.

  • Breakfast Set
    Object ID: 04.04.169
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Shelley bone china breakfast set in the Rosebud pattern. According to the Sotheby's inventory, there were approximately 150 pieces.

  • China Set
    Object ID: 04.04.163
    Date:
    Origin: Great Britain
    Description: Group of Paragon bone china. Rosealee pattern, comprising dessert plates. 50 pieces intact in the Pantry, 6 upstairs are cracked.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.066
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: 20 cups and saucers that have flowers and Chinese designs. The under-side reads: Colclough China. Made in Longston, England. Genuine Bone China.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.096
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Set of 8 Royal Doulton cups and saucers from the Mayfair pattern.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.166
    Date: 1862-1887
    Origin: England
    Description: Group of Minton's white and gold demitasse cups and saucers, includes 12 of each.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.393
    Date: c. 1865
    Origin: Great Britain
    Description: Pair of Bow porcelain figures of DUTCH DANCERS. Each child is wearing a costume colored in rose, yellow, blue, turquoise, green and black. The girl's hands are on her hips, the boy's are behind him. They are dancing before a flowering green tree amidst florettes and green leaves on a scroll-footed base heightened in rose, blue and gold.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.394
    Date: c. 1765
    Origin: Great Britain
    Description: Pair of Bow porcelain groups of CUPID BIRDNESTING. Each modelled as the kneeling Cupid scantily draped and reaching for a bird in a nest in the flowering tree behind him, a hound and quiver beside him on the rose-heightened scroll-footed base. Surmounted by later English porcelain candle nozzles.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.396
    Date: 1765
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby porcelain figures of a shepherd and companion. Each wearing a crimson, yellow, turquoise and gilt costume with a flowered skirt or waistcoat. The lady is wearing a hat and carrying a basket of eggs. The shepherd is holding a lamb and standing between his flower-filled hat and a basket of fruit, on a gilt-heightened scroll-molded base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.397
    Date: 1780
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby allegorical figures of ASIA and EUROPE from a set of THE FOUR CONTINENTS. Each colorfully dressed: ASIA standing before a camel and EUROPE beside a cornucopia. Each on a gilt scroll edged inscribed base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.399
    Date: 1780
    Origin: England
    Description: Two Derby white biscuit figures of Cupid as a falconer. Each with a falcon perched on his right hand and seated before a small tree on a rocky base. Incised model numbers No. 213.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.398
    Date: 1780-1785
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby white biscuit figures of Shakespeare and Milton. Each standing beside a column inscribed with a passage from his writings, on a fluted, chamfered rectangular base, incised model numbers No. 297.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.401
    Date: 1790
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby white biscuit figures of a girl tatting and a boy reading each fashionable dressed and seated on a Louis XV chair above a pierced scrollwork base. Incised model number No. 314.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.402
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Royal Worcester white biscuit figures of a girl playing a guitar and a boy playing a horn.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.350
    Date: 1962
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester porcelain group of the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher. Modelled by Dorothy Doughty, copyright 1962. This was modelled for a wall hanging.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.406
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester white biscuit figure of a lady with a muff.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.403
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Royal Worcester white biscuit figures of the boy piper Strephon and a girl playing a tambourine.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.351
    Date: 1968
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester porcelain group of the extinct Carolina Paraoquet, modeled by Dorothy Doughty, copyright 1968. Modeled as a hanging fixture.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.353
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Parubla Warblers on magnolia branches. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.354
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Lark sparrow with red gilt and twigwood. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.356
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Yellow-headed Blackbirds. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.357
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Goldfinch. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.358
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Cactus Wren and Prickly Pear. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.361
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Bluebirds. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.362
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Quail. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.363
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Scarlet Tanager. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.364
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Elf Owl and giant Sahuaro Cactus. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.365
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Blue-Gray Gnat Catcher on dogwood. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.366
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Mountain Bluebirds and Spleenwart Niger. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.367
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Baltimore Orioles. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.368
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Indigo Bunting. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.371
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Audubon Warbler and Paloverdi. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.373
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Cerulean Warbler and maple. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.375
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.376
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Hooded Warbler with Cherokee Rose. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.377
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Little Downy Woodpeckers and pecan. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.378
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Oven Birds. One with Lady's slipper (pink); other with Crested Iris (light purple). Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.379
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Mockingbirds. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.380
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Canyon Wren with wild lupin. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.381
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Lazuli Bunting with choke cherry. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.382
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Magnolia Warbler. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.383
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Bewick's Wren. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.384
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Yellow-throat and Water Hyacinth. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.385
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Fereghan carpet. The midnight blue field with an allover herati pattern in shades of rose, blue, ivory, green and rust, all contained within a main apple-green palmette and vine border and subsidiary flowerhead and floral meander borders.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.386
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Golden-crowned Kingwood. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.387
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Vermillion Flycatcher with Pussywillow. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.388
    Date:
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Red-eyed Vireo. Has imperfections. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.564
    Date: 1907-1950
    Origin: England
    Description: Blue and white China plate of The Thomas E. Watson House, Thomson, GA. Created by Wood & Sons.


VII. Japan
  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.372
    Date: 1967
    Origin: Japan
    Description: Pair of Red Start. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.


VIII. Peru
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.074
    Date: 1000-1400
    Origin: Peru
    Description: Ceramic vessel with the body of square form, sumounted by a seated figure with one hand held to the stomach and the other hand held to the head. Chimu.


IX. United States of America
  • China Set
    Object ID: 04.04.097
    Date:
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: Set of ivory Wedgewood china from the Edme pattern. Includes 16 dinner plates (10.5"), 8 plates (9"), 13 plates (8"), 7 plates (6.5"), 14 saucers (6.5"), 22 saucers (5.5"), 17 coffee cups, 8 demitasse saucers, 7 demitasse cups, 8 soup bowls (5"), 1 oval serving dish (7x9"), 2 oval serving dishes (7.5x10"), 2 square serving dishes (9x9"), 2 oval platters (10.5x13"), 1 oval platter (9x11.5"), 1 oval platter (14x18"), 1 footed round urn (9.25"), 1 footed round urn (8.25"), 1 footed round urn (8"), and 2 swan salt dishes. There are 134 pieces total in this set.

  • China Set
    Object ID: 04.04.165
    Date:
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: Group of Castleton bone china "Sunnyvale" pattern, comprising 5 coffee cups and 5 saucers.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.057
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.058
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.059
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Set of 13 Haviland demitasse cups and saucers.

  • Dinner Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.022
    Date:
    Origin: France or United States of America
    Description: Haviland China. Part of a set including 6 plates, 6 butter plates, 6 bowls, sugar bowl, creamer, covered serving dish, and a cup & saucer.

  • Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.020
    Date:
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: Plate with gold rim and yellowish roses painted on the plate. There are two of these. On the back: Imperial Crown China Austria. Koch and Braunstein, 68 & 70 W 4th, Cincinatti.

  • Tableware Set
    Object ID: 04.04.174
    Date:
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: Wedgewood Swansea pattern bone china table service. Includes 22 dinner plates, 7 luncheon plates, 1 dessert plate, 4 breakfast bowls, 7 boullion bowls, 6 underplates, 11 bread and butters, 14 demitase saucers, 12 demitasse cups, 9 cups, 20 saucers, gravy boat, tureen, teapot, 2 oval platters, and 1 round platter.

  • Tableware Set
    Object ID: 04.04.529
    Date: 1935-1945
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: American Haviland Varenne china set. Pink and yellow rose garlands, gold encrustedscalloped edges. Includes: 8 complete place settings: bread plate (8) - 6.5" diam. salad plates (8) - 8.75" diam. dinner plates (8) - 10.5" diam. fruit bowls (8) - 5.125" diam. rimmed soup bowls (8) - 7.875" diam. cup (8) - 3.75" diam. saucer (8) - 5.75" diam. Coffee Service: coffee pot - 7.5" tall, 5.25" diam., 8" wide with spout creamer - 4" tall, 3.75" diam. sugar - 3.75" tall, 6" diam. Service Items: 3 oval serving platers (16.75 x 13, 14 x 11, 11.5 x 9) 2 oval bowls (9.75 x 7.5 x 2) 1 round, eared bowl (9.5 diam. 2.5 deep) sauce bowl with attached plate (bowl- 5.75 diam./plate- 7 diam.)


X. West Africa
  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.560
    Date:
    Origin: West Africa
    Description: Black bird made from the horns of local animals with chipped beak, from West Africa From accompanying notes: "from South and West Africa, each handcrafted bird is carved from the single horn of an animal. Often cow horn is used, but other horns can be used too, including rhinoceros, many breeds of which are endangered. The horns are cut, headed, and bent to shape. The birds are free standing. Each African handcrafted horn bird is an 'original' work of art, individually hand carved and no two are exactly alike. This is considered tribal art. Source was African Crafts Market."

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.559
    Date:
    Origin: West Africa
    Description: Tan bird from the horn of a local animal, from West Africa From accompanying notes: "from South and West Africa, each handcrafted bird is carved from the single horn of an animal. Often cow horn isused, but other horns can be used, too, including rhinoceros, many breedsof which are endangered. The horns are cut, headed and bent to shape. The birds are free standing. Each African handcrafted horn bird is an 'original' work of art, individually hand carved and no two are exactly alike. This is considered tribal art. Source was African Crafts Market."

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.561
    Date:
    Origin: West Africa
    Description: Black bird made from the horns of local animals From accompanying notes: "from South and West Africa, each handcrafted bird is carved from the single horn of an animal. Often cow horn is used, but other horns can be used, too, including rhinoceros, many breeds of which are endangered. The horns are cut, headed and bent to shape. The birds are free standing. Each African handcrafted horn is an 'original' work of art, individually hand carved and no two are exactly alike. This is considered tribal art. Source was African Crafts Market."

Last updated: March 1, 2013