bottle (containers)

A bamboo bottle which appears to be cut from a solid block and hollowed out. The bottle is disc-like in shape and has a short neck, two lug handles and a flat base. The bottle is lacquered in red and was used to contain medicine. There are characters carved into the base. A length of plant fibre is used as a handle. A Church Missionary Society label states that the bottle was brought to a CMS hospital for medicine. There is also a label affixed to the side of the bottle, which is illegible apart from the word 'HOSPITAL'.

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