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Powder Flask

Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
possibly Nuremberg
Culture:
German, possibly Nuremberg
Medium:
Horn, bronze, gold
Dimensions:
H. excluding cord 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1509
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375
William Henry Riggs, Paris (1882–1914; sale, Catalogue d'une nombreuse collection Armes Anciennes...Le tout appartenant à M. de P...,Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 20, 1882, no. 33, for Fr 400, to Riggs; 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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