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Female figure with crossed legs, breastfeeding a child. The large mother figure is decorated with scarifications on her breasts, shoulders and back. She bears filed teeth, is wearing an elaborate headdress and her face has been decorated with three brass tacks. Mirror fragments were used to evoke eyes. On the back of the sculpture a mirror covers a raised addition containing unknown elements. The figures are seated on a rectangular base with geometric decorations. 
Yombe (Yombe (culture or style))
Mother and child figure
1885 – 1895
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.187

Thai
Candlestick (one of a pair)
1800 – 1932
Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection
2005/1.471.1
A brass container with two separate parts, the container base and a lid cover on top. The container base is flat and round; while the cover has a smei-sphere shape with a narrow neck lid with knob on top.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Kuduo - Brass Container
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.170A&B
A brass pin with a rounded, diamond shaped head and a long pointed needle on the bottom.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Pin
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.175
Goldweights are small objects cast from brass used to weigh out quantities of gold and gold dust.  They are cast using a lost-wax casting technique, wherein wax is sculpted into the desired shape and a mold is pressed around the wax model.  Then, the mold is heated and the wax drained out, leaving a void in the shape of the original wax model.  Liquid brass is poured into the mold and allowed to set before the caster cracks the mold open and retrieves the finished goldweight.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Goldweight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.183
Goldweights are small objects cast from brass used to weigh out quantities of gold and gold dust.  They are cast using a lost-wax casting technique, wherein wax is sculpted into the desired shape and a mold is pressed around the wax model.  Then, the mold is heated and the wax drained out, leaving a void in the shape of the original wax model.  Liquid brass is poured into the mold and allowed to set before the caster cracks the mold open and retrieves the finished goldweight.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Goldweight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.191
Goldweights are small objects cast from brass used to weigh out quantities of gold and gold dust.  They are cast using a lost-wax casting technique, wherein wax is sculpted into the desired shape and a mold is pressed around the wax model.  Then, the mold is heated and the wax drained out, leaving a void in the shape of the original wax model.  Liquid brass is poured into the mold and allowed to set before the caster cracks the mold open and retrieves the finished goldweight.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Goldweight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.192
Goldweights are small objects cast from brass used to weigh out quantities of gold and gold dust.  They are cast using a lost-wax casting technique, wherein wax is sculpted into the desired shape and a mold is pressed around the wax model.  Then, the mold is heated and the wax drained out, leaving a void in the shape of the original wax model.  Liquid brass is poured into the mold and allowed to set before the caster cracks the mold open and retrieves the finished goldweight.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Goldweight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.196
Goldweights are small objects cast from brass used to weigh out quantities of gold and gold dust.  They are cast using a lost-wax casting technique, wherein wax is sculpted into the desired shape and a mold is pressed around the wax model.  Then, the mold is heated and the wax drained out, leaving a void in the shape of the original wax model.  Liquid brass is poured into the mold and allowed to set before the caster cracks the mold open and retrieves the finished goldweight.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Goldweight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.199
A stereoscope view made of wood and brass. It has a wooden stick handle that supports the viewer; which is made of a metal case with glass pieces that the viewer can look through. There are two cross shaped pieces of wood attached to the viewer; the horizontal piece of wood slides along the vertical piece, and has two brass holders for the stereoscope card.
Stereo Classics Studio
Stereoscope Viewer
1925 – 1980
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
2010/1.168

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Betel Nut Cutter in the shape of a peacock, with bells
1850 – 1950
Gift of the Estate of Samuel Eilenberg
2001/2.145
A pipe with a thin, wooden stem and a cast brass bowl. The pipe bowl is decorated with various geometric designs and has a small conical base. 
Pipe
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.28
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