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Tribal Tobacco Box

Tribal Tobacco Box

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Folk Art: Pre 1950: Item # 1230530

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Traditional tobacco box made from water-buffalo horn used by the minorities in the south of China (Dong, Miao, Yao...).
It usually has 2 compartments, a big one for tobacco leaves, a small one for the tow.
Nature inspired carving, longevity symbol on the lid ( carving on the lid is rare).
Good condition with expected wear and tear, small accidents to the upper part (see pix). South China. H: 7 cms