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Snuff Mull

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The light colored horn has the end carved in the shape of a thin animals head with eyes and a small mouth. The outside of the horn is engraved with circles, crosses and lines, all in a stippled pattern. The brass rim is engraved with lines of dots in a traingular pattern. The cover has an oval brass plaque that is inscribed.

Category:
CONTAINERS
Object name:
Snuff Mull
Made from:
Horn -- brass
Made in:
SCOTLAND
Date made:
1758
Size:
overall __ __5.00 IN
overall __ __12.70 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.93
Class:
HORN
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; DATE __brass plaque on cover: FLS 1758
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973