Tinder pouch (Chinese or Tibetan)

Made:
1830-1900 in Tibet

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Chuckmuck tinder pouch, axe-head shaped, leather pouch, metal frame and loop for attachment to belt, large steel incorporated in base, Chinese or Tibetan, 1830-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A39141
Materials:
brass, complete, leather, paktong and steel
type:
tinder-box
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment