A finely carved wooden Zulu snuff container that is bottle shaped with elaborate geometric designs, wire wrapped with a gourd stopper. Men carved containers that were offered and passed around for medicinal, social and ceremonial purposes.

Origin: South Africa
Time Period: Late 19th – Early  20th c
Provenance:  From an English collection
Materials:  Wood, leather, brass wire and gourd
Dimensions: 5  in. high x 1 5/8 in. wide
Condition: Very good with small age crack
Inventory #A3517
Price: $350

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