crafts and decorative art

1940 - 1950

Earthenware bowl on a small foot. The surface is glazed matte yellow.

1940 - 1950

Shallow earthenware bowl on a small foot. The surface is glazed orange with light and darker shades of glaze splattered on the interior of the bowl.

1982

This is a round turned wood bowl with a short base made from Mexican cocobolo wood.

2001

This is a wall sconce assemblage sculpture that consists of plastic beads and small found objects adhered to a metal panel in the shape of a fleur-de-lis. A round metal hoop extends from the...

2000

This is an assemblage sculpture that consists of plastic beads and jewelry fobs adhered to a wooden cross.

1925

"Conceived as a three-panel window within-a-window: a dense blue framing border, decorated with medallions of magnolia blossoms surmounted by an emblematic phoenix, surrounds an imaginary hilltop...

1944

Sterling silver pin set with a spherical quartz stone in a modern geometric form.

Untitled
early 20th century to mid 20th century

This is a sterling silver pin composed of triangular and curved geometric shapes. A white pearl is set in the center of the pin surrounded by short silver rods.

1960
Rectagular Box with Lid
1929
circa 1906-1915

This is a mahogany writing table that is incised with figures and floral motifs.  Decoration appears on the table top in a border near edge and on the drawer fronts.  Brass hardware...

1979

Teapot with blue-black glaze. (a) Body composed of smaller upper and larger lower section with multiple dials, knobs and faux screw heads. Teapot has cylindrical curved handle and a cylindrical...

c. 1970

Raku fired stoneware vase. Vase has a round bottom and a larger oval top. Glaze

Four-Panel Screen
late 19th century to early 20th century

Four-paneled folding screen. "The asymmetrical composition of blossoming magnolia branches on a pale ochre background extends across all four panels, painted in oils accented with touches...

Aeons
1959

This is a large flat weave tapestry made from wool with cotton warp. The tapestry depicts four circular shapes on a red and black ombre background. Circular shapes have geometric patterns within...

1940 - 1950

Earthenware bowl on a small foot. The surface is glazed deep blue with a dark brown rim.

1980

Mixed media sculpture consisting of an acrylic box frame on which are mounted three low fire clay sculptures of bones. Acrylic and bones are painted beige and bones have letters handwritten all...

1974

Sculpture of a 'teacup.' Cup has a square base and round top with a cylindrical opening at the top center that is less than 1/2" in diameter. Extending from one side is a horizontal straight bar...

19th century to mid 20th century

This is an H-frame wooden easel made from oak with metal hardware. The easel has a horizontal crossbar support and can be adjusted vertically to fit different painting heights.

1983

This is a turned bowl made from Hawaiian Macadamia wood. The bowl is egg-shaped with a lip that dips in a concave curve on each side. Two knots are visible with radiating wood grain.

1980

This is a turned wood bowl made from dark brown dessert ironwood with a tan colored free ragged edge.

1986

This is a turned wood bowl made from South Carolina box elder. The bowl has tan and pink wood grain.

1988

This is a turned wood bowl with a short base and bark on the lip that dips in a concave curve on each side. The bowl is made from Sumac that has honey and dark brown striped wood grain.

mid 20th century to late 20th century|n.d.

This is a turned wood bowl with a short circular base made from black acacia wood. The bowl has an oblong shape with a lip that dips in a concave curve on each side.

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