Chuckmuck (length 5 1/4 ins); five large brass mou

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Chuckmuck (length 5 1/4 ins); five large brass mounts on flap, two conventional bats in corners, two large fishes having curled tails, and a joss-house or shrine, on which is a third fish, the tail of which forms the catch holding the pouch closed (as in no. 972); on front of steel is an illegible inscription in Chinese, apparently referring to a mountain; a large suspension-ring of brass wire; attached to an inner ring by a string about 6 ins long is a turned cup-shaped wooden toggle (see no. 985).

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Category:
Firemaking
Object Number:
1937-682/990
credit:
Wilkinson Sword Ltd.

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