Unfortunately, this container is missing the original tray insert...
Mask measures approx 8 inches high and 6 inches wide
The last picture enlargement shows how the toggle would have been used to secure the cords of a hat. The bead would be moved up the cords so that the toggle would be tight under the chin...
Flint was an essential and valuable item for nomadic and indigenous cultures and as such was frequently carries in pouch specifically designed for its use.
The Ghanta represents feminine power, wisdom, receptiveness, and the voice of the Buddha.
Made and used during the late Qing Dynasty, the quality of the materials and workmanship clearly show that this purse was used by a woman of means...
The box is 3.5 inches in diameter and is 1.5 inches high
Measures 3 inches tall, and comes with original hand twisted cord, and is in very good condition
May be sold separately $135 each