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Object Detail


An ornately carved and blackened coconut mounted on silver stand. The top portion of the coconut forms a lid with a wooden knob on top. " E.H." is (?) impressed under the stand.
Media/Materials
Production Date
Circa 1813
Subject Place
Subject Person
Credit Line
This ornament was given to Peter Wilson by officers of the West Indian station in 1813, where Wilson had been serving as a surgeon in the British Navy.
Accession No
A81.138

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