Shallow boat-shaped dish used for preparing medicine

Made:
1880-1920 in Maldives
maker:
Unknown

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Shallow boat-shaped dish, made from mixture of emery and sandstone, used for preparing medicine, broken at sides, from Maldire group, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), 1880-1920

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Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A194796
Materials:
earthenware and incomplete
type:
dish - vessel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Glendining

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