Container - 2012.62.24.1_3_3K



Maker: Unidentified Tuareg artist
Medium:Brass, silver, copper, leather
Geography: Mali
Date: 1980s
7.8 x 5.8 cm
Object number: 2012.62.24.1
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust Fund
Not on view
DescriptionSmall cylindrical container with lid. The body is made of brass decorated with diamond shaped silver inlays. Two rings of copper mark the top and bottom circumferences. The brass and silver areas are decorated with fine engraved geometric and floral designs. The inside of the container is lined with leather. On the base of the container are four sets of zigzag lines surrounding an eye shape, possibly an artists mark.
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