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Native NameTempat Chunam
Object Number:P1577A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sumatra
Date Made: 1901
Early Date: 1901
Late Date: 1901
Height: 4.1 cm
Outside Diameter:6.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of H. M. Hiller and Alfred C. Harrison Jr., 1901


Round brass box with raised floral and geometric decoration. Inside, two lumps of lime. Lime box. Tempat chunam.

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