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Powder flask

Date:
possibly 16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Antler, steel
Dimensions:
H. 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm); W. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); D. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 6 oz. (623.7 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1454
Not on view
Inscription: No Marks
Prince Peter Soltykoff, Paris (until 1861; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 5-6, 1861, no. 37); William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Hagerstown. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 125.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor, loan exhibtion from MMA," May 15–September 15, 1955.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–December 1997, no. 49.

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