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Pencils (with container); made of wood; a) set of five pencils (one painted purple, one red, one yellow, one green and one blue) each with silver flower, Japanese characters and "HB" stamped on outside contained in plastic envelope; b) container: white paper bag with orange flower and orange and blue Japanese characters printed on front.
- Production date
Length: 18.40 centimetres (conatiner a)
Length: 24.30 centimetres (conatiner b)
Weight: 26 grammes (conatiner a)
Weight: 2 grammes (conatiner b)
Width: 4.70 centimetres (conatiner a)
Width: 5.30 centimetres (conatiner b)
Depth: 0.80 centimetres (conatiner a)
Depth: 1.20 centimetres (conatiner b)
- Curator's comments
- Pencil sets are to encourage academic achievement.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Bought on 24 January 2001 for the BP Showcase Exhibition on 'Souvenirs in Contemporary Japan'. British Museum Department of Ethnography; field collection.
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