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Object Number: AF192
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Liberia
Culture Area: West Africa
Section:African
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Gift of Sarah (Mrs. William D.) Frishmuth, 1900

Description

Cast in the form of two concave plates (holding between them a movable metal ball) and a clawlike double handle with an imitation of plaited cord on the outside of the curves. Decorated in relief with ridges separating groups of concentric arcs, the whole surrounding a circle containing a cross.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)View Objects in Exhibition

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