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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Brass liquid sprinkler with intricate support
Brass liquid sprinkler with intricate support Intricate brass support with a cupperhood in the shape of a cobra that holds a brass bowl. The bowl has a perforated hole that is used to drip liquid. Original description from Colin Turnbull reads "brass Vvandi bowl support Lingham in clothed Lotus."
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Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass water bowl, origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Brass teapot with tray
Brass teapot with tray Brass teapot with handle; design engraved on lid and around belly of pot; rectangular base with four feet and carved designs; with brass tray that has engraved design; origin Morocco.
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Brass weight
Brass weight Brass goldweight; figure of a man smoking a pipe and carrying a jug on his head; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
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Brass weight
Brass weight Brass goldweight with a series of triangles cut into top of weight; origin Ashanti people of Ghana.
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Brass object
Brass object Round piece of metal, probably brass, thought to be part of a brass kettle; origin Morocco.
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Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with six cowry shells embedded in clay and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Brass figure
Brass figure Brass figurine of the Hindu goddess Durga standing on decorated platform.
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Brass spoon
Brass spoon Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).
11.
Brass Radha statue
Brass Radha statue Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Decorated brass anklet
Decorated brass anklet Brass anklet with five cowry shells embedded in clay (one missing) and a design etched on either side; origin Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Coins
Coins Six coins, three made of brass and three of nickel. The face side of each brass coin reads "Two cents; 1937" and the face side of each nickel coin reads "Two cents; 1941." Each face side depicts a palm tree, and each obverse reads "Republic of Liberia," depicting an elephant.
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Brass bucket
Brass bucket Brass pail with handles on each side; origin Berber people of Morocco.
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Kettle
Kettle Copper and brass kettle with intricately engraved design on lid, top, and sides; knob of lid, ornate handle, and spout brass; origin Morocco.
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Brass Kettle
Brass Kettle Brass kettle with handle, damaged base; mark on base: "Marque de Pose"; origin Morocco.
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Brass tops
Brass tops Pair of small brass peacock feather tops for holy oil, some red in decoration; origin India.
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Brass Krishna statue
Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna on a square base; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Brass Krishna statue
Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna crawling as a child; face and head piece highly stylized.
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Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with intricate design engraved around sides; origin Morocco.