Sandshaker

Sandshaker
Title
Sandshaker
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Handmade cylindrical sandshaker carved from walrus tusk (?) with carved concentric circles on the top surrounding a ringed neck and cup-shaped finial with seven pierced holes; flat base with incised rings.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number 
1936.780
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group