Carved coconut powder flask "bugbear", Spanish Colonial, 19th century - Kate Thurlow | Gallery Forty One

Carved coconut powder flask "bugbear", Spanish Colonial, 19th century

£850.00






Carved coconut powder flask, known as a "bugbear", inlaid with with bone eyes and gaping mouth lacking stopper, finely carved all over in low relief with four female profile portraits contained within scrolling floral borders, with brass fittings and chain, possibly original. Sailor's work, South America, mid 19th century

 

DIAMETER: 11 1/2 in. (29 cm)
LENGTH: 4 1/4 in. (11 cm)

 

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