Sandshaker

Object Number: 
1936.780
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Handmade cylindrical pounce pot or sander 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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group