pot (food processing & storage); container (stage of manufactures (containers))

Wooden, flat-bottomed turned object in the shape of a vase, with a spherical body and an everted rim. The wood is lacquered, probably on the lathe. A solid piece of wood, with no opening or mouth. Probably used to demonstrate a stage of manufacture, as an inscription on the top refers to 'II Stage'.

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