Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Tibetan flint carrying pouch (also mechag or chuck muck), made of leather with plaques of repousse silver with inlaid turquoise front medallion. Motifs of filigree are seen through the silver plating with a pair of diving swallows. The backside of the pouch with heavy studs. The top of the pouch is fitted with a ring for suspending from the wearer's belt.

19th century

Dimensions: 5" L x 1 1/2" D x 3 1/2" H
item #1399506