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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Pair of wooden music sticks

Pair of wooden music sticks

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Clapsticks
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Trochidae Angaria Delphina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Deep concave wooden container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Weapon - Boomerang

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Boomerang, Broome, Western Australia

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Joe (Butcher) Nangan
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1976
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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Clubs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Photographic print of boulders, red cliffs, and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Photographic prints
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Photographic print of red cliffs and blue sky, Broome, Western Australia, by Peter McKenzie, 1990

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Peter Y. McKenzie
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1990
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Clapstick

Clapstick

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Wooden container