19th Century Tibetan Chuckmuck Tinder Pouch.

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19th Century Tibetan Chuckmuck Tinder Pouch.

HUNTER AND ROSE
A early 19th century Tibetan leather and Brass tinder pouch 'Chuckmuck'

Thick leather with riveted brass seams and pierced decorative brass panel curved bottom iron striker. Remnants of red fabric. Still retaining a little tinder.

Height inc brass hanging loop 9cm, width 9.5cm

The chuckmuck is constructed from a stiff leather purse with a thick curved steel striker attached by rivets to its base. The sides and flap of the purse are either sewn or fixed by ornamental metal plates or small plaques. Inside are kept a piece of flint and a little tinder (pulped woody material such as plant roots).

Period: 

1820-1850

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Hunter and Rose was founded in 2011 after 20 years of working in the world of antiques and fine art at Christies. Our diverse collection is inspired by a fascination for natural history. We scour the UK and continent for decorative antiques, furniture, objects, art and curiosities with their own intrinsic beauty.

Based in the Kent countryside our team consists of professional upholstered and restorers. We source unique furniture and fabrics to create one off pieces for our clients.
Hunter and Rose is a web based business and all pieces can be viewed by appointment at our studio.

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