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On View East India Marine Hall, level 2

Object description

  • Madagascar artist
  • Dish, about 1800
  • Wood
  • Madagascar
  • H: 4 1/4 in, W: 31 1/2 in, D: 8 1/2 in (H: 10.8 cm, W: 80.0 cm, D: 21.6 cm)
  • Gift of William B. Bates, 1833
  • E8678
Kapeledzee (food dish), about 1800 Wood Madagascar Gift of William B. Bates, 1833 E8678

INSCRIPTION

On back: "Kapelehasga (?) _"

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a wooden food dish. It is carved in a boat shape with a cross partition in the center and four short legs.

Exhibition History

  • East India Marine Hall, Peabody Essex Museum; November 15, 2013 through Present