Late 19th Century Tribal Snuff Container, Southern Africa For Sale
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Late 19th Century Tribal Snuff Container, Southern Africa

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The silhouette of this lovely, diminutive snuff container suggests the form of a seed pod or flower bud. Its disc-shaped foot would have allowed for suspension from an earlobe or cord. The pair of tiny, bicolored beads kept inside are thought to be a method to keep the snuff within from caking.

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.13 in. x W 1.25 in. x D 1.25 in.H 7.96 cm x W 3.18 cm x D 3.18 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU1048014097751
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