<em>Animal Figure</em>, 19th century. Metal, 17 x 39 1/2 x 10 in. (43.2 x 100.3 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, 61.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.208_acetate_bw.jpg)

Animal Figure

Medium: Metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 17 x 39 1/2 x 10 in. (43.2 x 100.3 x 25.4 cm)


Accession Number: 61.208

Image: 61.208_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wrought iron dye container in the shape of an animal used during the ceremony of teeth filing and blackening. From Southern Sumatra. Representation of a water buffalo. Very good condition.

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