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Object Number:
29-59-155
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Njinga
Provenience:
Angola
Section:
African
Materials:
Bamboo
Description:
Bamboo; painted and incised decoration; bottom is a node of the bamboo. Dr. Johnson's original not reads: "Case for perfume made of the bark of certain trees. This was carried in the ear of the woman to the right in the picture we tood March 7. Duke de Graganga." Probably belongs with 29-59-156.
Length:
17.8cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Other Number:
263?   -   Field No SF
19764   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 84/Fig. 4-83
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