Priming Flask Made for Prince-Elector August I of Saxony (ruled 1553–86)

Date: ca. 1575
Geography: probably Saxony
Culture: German, probably Saxony
Medium: Iron, gold, silk
Dimensions: H. 5 1/6 in. (13.5 cm); Diam. 3 1/2 in. (9 cm); Wt. 9 oz. (258 g)
Classification: Firearms Accessories-Flasks & Primers
Credit Line: Gift of Bernice and Jerome Zwanger, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.638.1

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