Tinder pistol in egg-shaped, fenestrated, pierced

Made:
1700-1850

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Tinder pistol in egg-shaped, fenestrated, pierced metal case, twin arms, twin steel worn as netsuke, Japanese, 1700-1850

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A652952
Materials:
brass and iron
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box