Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Powder Flask with Holder

Date:
late 16th–early 17th century
Culture:
German, Saxony
Medium:
Leather, wood (ebony), steel, gold, velvet, silk
Dimensions:
Powder flask (a); L. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm); D. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 8.2 oz. (232.5 g); holder (b); H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm); Wt. 7.1 oz. (201.3 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1475a, b
Not on view
Hollingworth Magniac, London (until d. 1867; his estate sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, July 2–4, 1892, no. 1014, for 31 gns. to William Henry Riggs); William Henry Riggs, Paris (1892–1914; his gift to MMA).
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