Antique Omani flask to apply medicine to the eye, in the shape of a bird.

Medicine jar for the eye. In the shape of a bird.
  • Description

 Scarce antique Omani brass flask / container to apply eye medicine, in the shape of a bird.

The habit to pass the silver  kohl stick (make-up to darken the eyes) around is one of the reasons that eye infections spread rapidly around.  Also medical aid was minimal or non existent before 1970.

Antique Omani brass

Antique Omani eye medicine container

Arab Name: Medicine jar for the eye. In the shape of a bird.

Period: 1800-1900

Origin: Oman

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