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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Bark container from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

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

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Kanginy
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1992
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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

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Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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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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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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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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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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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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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Palm spathe food dish

Palm spathe food dish

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

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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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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Kanginy
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Topography

Topography

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container, Arrernte people

Wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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