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Belt Carrier with Powder Flask and Pouch for Chargers

early 17th century
German, Saxony
Velvet, metallic thread, leather, horn, bronze, gold
L. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Walters, 1926
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375
Said to be from the Gewehrkammer of the electors in the Johannaeum, Dresden; sale, American Art Association, New York, November 19–20, 1926, no. 384, to MMA with funds of Henry Walters).
European Arms and Armour, Mainly XV, XVI & XVIII centuries. New York: American Art Association, Inc., November 19–20, 1926. no. 284, p. 197, plate XLI.

Grancsay, Stephen V. "A Gift of Powder Flasks." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 24, no. 5 (May 1929). p. 133, fig. 4.

Nickel, Helmut. Ullstein-Waffenbuch: Eine Kulturhistorische Waffenkunde Mit Markenverzeichnis. Berlin: Ullstein, 1974. p. 231.

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