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Carter No.: 040a

Handlist description: Ivory pomegranate

Card/Transcription No.: 040a

40 (a) Ivory Pomegranate

H. 7.9

Diam. 6.5 Diam of neck 2.3

8 petals at top <>

On one side, deeply incised, a leaf? or ear of corn <>

Now a dark reddy-brown colour; probably original

Use? It was hollow.


Cleaned with acetone: repaired small break at top with celluloid cement.

Card no. 040a relating to Carter no. 040a
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