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Snuff box and rasps

Snuff box and rasps


Tortoiseshell and gold snuff box (c. 1730) and rasps, late 18th/early 19th century. Snuff is a form of tobacco. It could be grated on a rasp for fresh powder. The rasps here are made of ivory from Africa.

Date: Box (c. 1730), rasps late (c. 18th/ early c. 19th)

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:Na 1887, L 157, L 158

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