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Object ID 1954.009.001
Object Name Sculpture
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Bequest of Miss Ella C. Cornell
Date circa 1860
Description Victorian waxwork flower arrangement under a glass dome. The round 10 1/4" diameter base is painted brown and stands on three pad feet. The base holds an 8 1/2" high gold-painted wooden urn vase from which a variety of waxwork flowers are formed into a high-domed arrangement. The entire composition is displayed under a 23 1/2" high glass dome. Wax flowers and flower making had its heyday between about 1840 & 1870.
Dimensions H-26.5 Dia-10.25 inches
Dimension Details overall greatest dimensions with dome
Subjects Wax figures
Decorations
Search Terms Wax Flower Arrangements
Victorians
Nineteenth Century
Decorative Arts
Flowers
Material Wax flowers; wood base; glass dome