Lime Container, East Java

East Java, Dongson
Bronze with blue/green burial patina
circa 200 BCE – 200 CE
Height: 18.4 cm

A cylindrical bronze lime container with elongated finial in the form of a mask-like human face of classical stylized heart-shaped design with large bulbous eyes, small raised mouth and ears of looped wire. The reverse depicts hair which falls from a rounded spiral disk and loop on top of the head in parallel strands. Top and bottom of the container are embellished with wide bands of rope-like decorative motifs.

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