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Lid

Probably Ming


Ivory

2 1/8 in. (diameter) (5.4 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 47.139.b
Geography: Asia, Japan
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels
Culture/Nationality: Japanese
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

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  • Asian - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Asia, which is in the eastern hemisphere, and is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and is generally considered to be delimited on the west by the Ural Mountains. It also refers to the numerous islands off the coast of Asia.
  • ivory - The modified form of dentin derived from animal teeth. The most common example is from the tusks of mature elephants; similar material is obtained from any tusked or large-toothed mammal such as a walrus or narwhal.
  • Japanese - Nationality, periods, cultures, and styles found in Japan, either in historical times or in the present.
  • lids - Covers for the opening at the top of a vessel or other receptacle, or which close the mouth of an aperture; lids may be detached or turned upon a hinge in order to give access to the interior.

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