Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Powder flask

possibly 16th century
Antler, steel
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)
Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
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).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–April 4, 1998, no. 49.

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