Ovoid carved containers

Made:
1870-1920 in India
maker:
Unknown

Two ovoid carved containers, one of wood, the other is a nut kernel and a carved coconut shell which may have been a rattle, nut kernel possibly Indian, rattle possibly from Middle East, 1870-1920

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A652347
Materials:
coconut shell, complete, mother-of-pearl, wood
Measurements:
decorative container: 59 mm 44 mm,
plain container: 70 mm 33 mm,
coconut shell: 97 mm 90 mm,
type:
container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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