Cosmetic Vessel



One oval compartment with a slit in the side to hold a kohl stick (applicator). Hole for pivot lid. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, split, damaged surface. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 1951xx. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 3-4 March 1931, Lot 50/11: "Two single Kohl Holders in reed; another, in wood, with the cover (rare in this state); another in wood; five others, double, in wood; another ivory; and another with four tubes, in ivory *From the Rustafjaell and Martyn Kennard collections."