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1954-1989 (12)
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Brasswork -- India (13)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Brass figure
Brass figure Brass figurine of the Hindu goddess Durga standing on decorated platform.
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Brass wick holder
Brass wick holder Hindu wick holder for a butter lamp; one circular holder surrounded by five teardrop-shaped holders, serpent-shaped handle; origin North India.
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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 Krishna statue
Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna on a square base; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Brass Radha statue
Brass Radha statue Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Butter lamp
Butter lamp Brass bowl lamp, nailed to a snake-shaped base; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin North India.
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Butter lamp
Butter lamp Hanging brass butter lamp attached to chain; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Butter lamp
Butter lamp Brass butter lamp with the number 24 stamped into base; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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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 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 spoon
Brass spoon Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).
12.
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.
13.
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 bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with intricate design engraved around sides; origin Morocco.
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Brass bowl
Brass bowl Round brass bowl with design engraved around sides.
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Soap dish
Soap dish Circular brass soap dish that accompanies a brass bucket (1989.001.076) and has a design engraved on it; several holes on the tray and a raised bowl without decoration; origin Berber people of Morocco.
17.
Brass tray
Brass tray Brass tray, design engraved on top; origin Morocco.
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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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Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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Metal container
Metal container Metal container for sprinkling rose water; intricate design in black, yellow, and red engravings; origin North India.