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
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