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Loan Object

Spoon

early 20th century

Buffalo horn

12.5 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm (4 15/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in.)
base: 5.5 × 5 × 5 cm (2 3/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.438
The spoon’s handle is bird-shaped.
Geography: 
Made in Timor, Indonesia
Culture: 
Tetum
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Borwin Lueth, Hannoverkamp, Hannover

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