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Case, Function Unknown, F55.4

Physical Description

A carved tortoise shell case, with detailed scenes carved onto the outside. The lid has images of housing and people sitting by a large pot, the body of the case shows people playing a game?, in a house and visiting a person in a booth. Inside the case is silver, with two ovoid shaped holes lined with red fabric. Small buttons on the outside of the case trigger the release of the lid.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 77 x 41 x 15mm

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