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Powder Flask

late 16th century
possibly Nuremberg
German, possibly Nuremberg
Horn, bronze, gold
H. excluding cord 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
"Telles Que Arquebuses, Mousquets, Pistolets, Épées, Poignards, Pulverins, Amorçoirs, Épieux, etc. … Le Tout Appartenant à M. de P.." In Catalogue d'une Nombreuse Collection Armes Anciennes. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, February 20, 1882. p. 5, no. 33.

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