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Dumfries Silver Collection

David Gray

Cowrie shell snuff mull

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “DG”

Dumfries town marks: fouled anchor, unicorn's head

 

This mull bears an elaborate monogram of the initials “RL”.

 

Purchased with the assistance of the National Fund for Acquisitions, administered with government funds by the National Museums of Scotland.

Materials/Media:
cowrie shell, silver
Dimensions:
length 85mm, width 60mm, height 50mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1980.1
Digital Number:
DMSW025a-d
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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