Plumb-bob-shaped snuff bottle

Made:
1851-1900 in Asia
maker:
Unknown

Ebonised wood snuff bottle, plumb-bob shaped with ivory stopper, pin-shaped applicator in top, possibly Chinese or Asiatic, 1851-1900

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A36774
Materials:
complete, ivory, wood
Measurements:
applicator: 47 mm
type:
snuff bottle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • snuff container
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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