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Brasswork -- India (8)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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.
2.
Snake charmer's pipe
Snake charmer's pipe Snake charmer's pipe made of two pieces of bamboo sealed together with seven holes, placed inside a gourd; origin North India.
3.
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.
4.
Cymbals
Cymbals Brass temple cymbals attached by a string; origin Varanasi (Benares).
5.
Wooden Radha statue
Wooden Radha statue Wooden statue of Radha in costume, well-carved, back is plain except for hair; origin Varanasi (Benares).
6.
Brass Radha statue
Brass Radha statue Brass statue of Radha, origin Varanasi (Benares).
7.
Brass Krishna statue
Brass Krishna statue Brass statue of Krishna on a square base; origin Varanasi (Benares).
8.
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).
9.
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).
10.
Brass spoon
Brass spoon Brass spoon for holy oil; origin Varanasi (Benares).
11.
Donkey bell
Donkey bell Brass donkey bell on multicolored beaded necklace; origin Varanasi (Benares).
12.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass water bowl, origin Varanasi (Benares).
13.
Brass bowl
Brass bowl Brass bowl with lid for carrying holy water; origin Varanasi (Benares).
14.
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.
15.
Metal figure
Metal figure Early metal figurine of a man standing at the end of a long raised platform; likely Buddhist; origin North India.
16.
Metal figure
Metal figure Early metal statue of figure seated at an alter with a snake next to an urn on a platform; likely Buddhist; origin North India.