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Loan Object

Tooth Blackening Paste Container (Sihung)

19th century

Wrought iron

24 × 79 × 9 cm (9 7/16 × 31 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2019.12.68
Geography: 
Made in Sumatra, Indonesia
Culture: 
Lampung
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York.

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