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Small brass canister with red lacquer decoration

The probable use is to show the canister empty and place the lid on. After a mystical pass, when the magician removes the lid the canister is full of silk handkerchiefs, or anything else the magician wishes.

Item Details

Size Height 115mm
Date Late 19th or early 20th century.
Key Phrases
Ref no N43