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Powder Flask and Wheellock Spanner Made for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony
Powder flask with bullet box, clock, compass, and sundial
Priming Flask with sundial and compass
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 375
The finely carved scenes represent hunters and horsemen. Given its quality and materials, this flask must have been made to accompany a lavishly decorated hunting rifle (for example, acc. nos. 28.125 and 42.50.8).
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