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Cylindrical Stamp

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Ceramic
DATES 1000–1500
DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (8.3 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, cylindrical stamp with hollow interior and deeply incised geometrical design of a snarling snake-like creature (illustrated on the right). Used for transferring designs. Condition: good; a few small losses.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Cylindrical Stamp, 1000–1500. Ceramic, 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (8.3 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 39.123.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.39.123.27.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.39.123.27.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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