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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:
12.7 cm (5 in.)

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