Pear-Shaped Calabash

Unknown Chinese, Chinese

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Calabash

Overall: 3 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (9.2 × 6.1 cm)

Overall: 3/16 in. (0.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall

13.11.725

Geography

Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Vessel

Research Area

Asia

Not on view

Provenance

Source unknown, in the Dartmouth College Museum collection by the late 19th century; probably collected by the Whaling Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croydon, New Hampshire [who sailed with his wife Polly D. Lovewell Hall (1807-1886) and his daughter], about 1827-1855; given to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hall Hubbard (1849-about 1889), Croydon, New Hampshire [to be credited as a gift from her parents]; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.

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