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Object Number:90-13-73E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Malhar
Provenience: India
Date Made: 1900-1986
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1986
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Branch
Tree
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1990

Description

One of set of eight branches in four different sizes (two of each size) with stems which fit into holes in tree stump statue. Extensions are fernlike with symmetrical leaves on each branch. Some exposed core and excess clumps of brass. One of larger branches has bent leaf.


Bibliography:

[Article] Horne, Lee C. 1987. "The Brasscasters of Dariapur, West Bengal: Artisans in a Changing World". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 29. no. 3. pg. 39-46 General ReferenceView Objects related to this General Reference

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