Tinder pistol in egg-shaped, fenestrated, pierced


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

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Asian Medicine
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brass and iron
tinder pistol
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box

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