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Broken piece of a roughly carved leg adorned with anklets and a toe ring of copper alloy. It is possibly a jeweller's sign. Became detached during World Gallery redisplay.


component; trade sign

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; trade sign

India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  India 

Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: copper alloy (overall)
overall: 670 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 670 mm

Purchased with similar arm, other ethnographic material and music instruments.
vendor:  Berkeley Galleries  Undefined - 1960-12-07

Related objects
part of trade sign (7.12.60/9)
Related subjects
object name: components
object name: possibly trade signs

Record created 2018-02-01 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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