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Snuff Box SB.1.162

Snuff Box SB.1.162: Container [Snuff Box] Container. Kenya. No.7. XI.V.2 Small portable container in ivory, ovoid, carved from an elephant tusk, fitted with a brown wooden stopper then flanked by an iron bail to allow its suspension. Containers of this type, commonly called “snuff boxes” were very often hunting trophies or prestige objects that may contain snuff, but also other substances such as herbs or gunpowder. Category: Snuff Box Location: Kenya Size in Centimeters: Length: 9 Width: 5.5 Height: 4

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