Snuff container

Unknown Maker
Small gourd shape container made of hide. Etched diamond pattern on lid and lower half of container. Circular pattern on upper half of bottle.
Small polished bone stick with carved prongs and decorative wooden rings at one end. The prongs or 'U' shaped projection is designed for taking the snuff.
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Possibly made of a very thin carved gourd[?], or very dry goats hide[?].
Bone stick.
120 x 50 x 50mm (4 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16") HxWxD - container. [verified].
50mm (1 15/16") Length - stick. [verified].
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Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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