Priming Flask Made for Prince-Elector August I of Saxony (reigned 1553–86)
This finely worked flask was made by a specialist iron-chiseler for Prince-Elector August I of Saxony (ruled 1553–86). It bears his monogram AA (combining his initials with his wife's, Anna of Denmark), and the arms of Saxony and Denmark. in the center is a depiction of the Sacrifice of Isaac, after a 1571 woodcut by Jost Amman (1539–1591).
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