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Container, F54.68

Physical Description

Brass container in form of a pomegranate and leaf (the latter is inlaid with turquoise-coloured ceramic?). Two perforations, one on the leaf, the other (double, joined holes) on the fruit. Base flat. Possibly used as a water dropper in calligraphy or snuff bottle.

Provenance

Presented through the National Art Collections Fund
Locality:
From the Barden Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 16 x 46 x 29mm

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