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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ladle Handle

19th century

Buffalo horn

30 × 8 × 0.7 cm (11 13/16 × 3 1/8 × 1/4 in.)
base: 9.5 × 8.9 × 5 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 1 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.632
The ladle handle is bird-shaped, with numerous birds inside.
Geography: 
Made in Timor, Indonesia
Culture: 
Atoni
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: A. Eskenasy, Paris

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