24 November 2011

Little cosmetic tool from V&A

Clean your ears with a style!
Ear cleaner and a nail pearer from 14-15th century.
A knive-shape nail cleaner with a file surface one the top and IHC engraving- on one side and a twisted handle with a earspoon on the other.
Small enouth to keep in a purse.

Copy of the ear pick and a nail cleaner with a file from the Victoria and Albert Museum
Material:   925 Silver

Dating:   15th century

  




 And some photos from a museum catalouge:


Original ear pick and a nail cleaner with a file from he Victoria and Albert Museum
Materials:    Silver
Dimensions:   6 mm x 78 mm x 5 mm
Dating:   15th century
References

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O130373/ear-pick-and/
 

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