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Antique Turkmen Gourd Snuff Flask with Gilt Silver & Carnelian.

Antique Turkmen Gourd Snuff Flask with Gilt Silver & Carnelian.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Pre 1910: Item # 1395092

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A fine snuff tobacco container made of a dried, double gourd, decorated with gilt silver mounts and inset with carnelian and tiny blue and white cabochons. The ram horn-shapped stopper is attached to an elaborate silver chain. These tobacco containers were used by the Turkman tribes. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: c. 14.8 cm long, Diameter: c. 6.2 cm.