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Ethnological Museum of Berlin Afrika [III C 7633 a,b]

Behälter in Form eines Antilopenkopfes (Orievbee)

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Provenance/Rights: Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Claudia Obrocki (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Der Behälter diente beim Empfang von Gästen zum Anbieten von Kolanüssen. Das Material Elfenbein läßt vermuten, dass es sich hier um ein Kolanuss-Gefäß aus dem Besitz des Königs handelt.

Material/Technique

Elfenbein, beschnitzt

Measurements

Höhe x Breite x Tiefe: 29 x 11,5 x 16,5 cm (Teil a,b); Höhe x Breite x Tiefe: 7,7 x 28,7 x 11,5 cm (Oberteil); Höhe x Breite x Tiefe: 9,3 x 25,7 x 10,2 cm (Unterteil); Gewicht: 1,4 kg

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1701 - 1800
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1701 - 1800
1700 1802
Ethnological Museum of Berlin

Object from: Ethnological Museum of Berlin

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