Priming Flask

Date: late 16th century
Geography: probably Saxony
Culture: German, probably Saxony
Medium: Wood; steel, etched and partly silvered
Dimensions: L. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); Diam. 3 in. (7.6 cm); Wt. 5 oz. (141.8 g)
Classification: Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt, 1929
Accession Number: 29.16.13

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