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1973

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Lip Plug (Kenya)

This is a lip plug. It is dated 1900–1973 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is ivory, wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b together): 4.5 x 4 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Lip Plug (Kenya); ivory, wood; H x W x D (a,b together): 4.5 x 4 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 5/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-37-6-a,b

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