Cosmetic Vessel card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Vessel


Currently not on display


One oval compartment with a slit in the side to hold a kohl stick (applicator). Hole for pivot lid. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Worn, surface dirt, splitting. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 195129: KOHL VASE. Wood; double. (Rustafjaell and Martyn Kennard collections) Egypt". 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."