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Cosmetic Container

Object Number:29-59-155
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Angola
Length: 17.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:263? - Field No SF
19764 - Other Number


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.


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 84/Fig. 4-83View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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