Carving

Object number
96.25.1
Creator
Melville, Samuel
Date
December 28 1807
Description
Elaborately carved miniature wooden swift constructed in blown bottle so that it can turn. Inscription printed on paper and pasted on sides of square shaft, 'Made In Newport By Samuel Melville For Sally Hammet, December The 28 1807'. Carved tower like stopper turns but cannot be removed.
Object Type
carvings (visual works)
Related People & Organizations
Melvil, Samuel (associated)
Hammet, Sally (associated)