Snuff box decorated with brass and copper.

Item

Title

Snuff box decorated with brass and copper.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Ornament
Ornament

Description

Woman's piped shaped snuff box made from wood wrapped with brass metal bands for decoration. The top is covered in copper and a brass cartridge at the tip at the other end. there is a leather thong bearing a small wooden stopper. [FHM29/07/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Brass; Metal
Moulded
L = 180mm, W = 20mm [FHM29/07/2019]

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.884
A37/884

Source

Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937
The Powell-Cotton Museum

Coverage

Angola
Africa

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust

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