Ornament, Coconut

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Circa 1813
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.
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Circa 1813
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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.
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