Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Powder Flask

Date:
last quarter 16th century
Culture:
probably French
Medium:
Antler, bone, steel, gold
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); D. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Wt. 1 lb. 0.9 oz. (479.1 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1492
Not on view
[Louis Carrand, Lyons, before 1890]; [Frédéric Spitzer, Paris, until d. 1890; his estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 10–14, 1895, no. 390, for Fr 1400 to William Henry Riggs]; William Henry Riggs, Paris (1895–1914; his gift to MMA).
Giraud, Jean-Baptiste, and Émile Molinier. "Armes et Armures." In La Collection Spitzer. Vol. 6 text. Paris: Maison Quantin, 1892.

Galerie Georges Petit. Catalogue des Armes et Armures Faisant Partie de la Collection Spitzer. Paris: Galerie Georges Petit, June 10-14 1895.



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