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1954-1989 (15)
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Circa 1951-1971 (4)
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Bowls (Tableware) (8)
Uganda -- Civilization (4)
Wooden Spoons -- Afric... (4)
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Federal Glass Company ... (2)
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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."
2.
Glass bowl
Glass bowl Iridescent depression glass console bowl made by the Federal Glass Comapany. The bowl is in the Madrid pattern with amber finish.
3.
Glass bowl
Glass bowl Iridescent depression glass console bowl made by the Federal Glass Comapany. The bowl is in the Madrid pattern with amber finish.
4.
Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa) with two pieces of metal-like staples on one side; bowl is oval in shape, rounded on the bottom; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
5.
Soapstone Bowl
Soapstone Bowl Black soapstone bowl; plain except for one decoration around rim; origin East Africa.
6.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass water bowl, origin Varanasi (Benares).
7.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).
8.
Wooden bowl
Wooden bowl Carved wooden bowl with depictions of flora and fauna. Origin eastern Africa.
9.
Copper bowl
Copper bowl Copper bowl with Acanthus leaf motif; on a stem with stamp on bottom: 1891800; origin Morocco.
10.
Water bowl
Water bowl Water bowl that appears to be made from a seed pod; dark brown.
11.
Decorated wooden bowl
Decorated wooden bowl Decorated wooden bowl with a lid on top of a stem; container is stained dark brown with two areas of a lighter brown color; origin Uganda.
12.
Atubwa (wooden bowl)
Atubwa (wooden bowl) Wooden bowl (atubwa); origin Turkana people of Kenya.
13.
Gourd bowl
Gourd bowl Decorated gourd bowl; origin East Africa.
14.
Decorated wooden bowl with two lids
Decorated wooden bowl with two lids Wooden bowl with two lids; design carved around outside of bow, which is on a pedestal base; both lids have intricate designs with carved knobs on the top; origin Ituri rainforest.
15.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with intricate design engraved around sides; origin Morocco.
16.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Round brass bowl with design engraved around sides.
17.
Kaolin pipe
Kaolin pipe Kaolin pipe with the face of a young African man molded into the bowl.
18.
Kaolin pipe
Kaolin pipe Kaolin pipe with the face of an African gentleman molded into the bowl.
19.
Pipe
Pipe Pottery pipe bowl, origin India.
20.
Sweetgrass fruit bowl
Sweetgrass fruit bowl Sweetgrass fruit basket with star handle; accented with rows of pine needle and sewn with palmetto leaf; bottom reads "Vanessa Costen Nov. 2006."