Lot 2281

A Saxon powder flask with a bullet reservoir for wheellock puffers, circa 1580

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots


The bellied, wooden body flattened at the back, with rich inlays of engraved and blackened bone. Lions' heads amidst decorative tendrils at the sides, a large lion's head on the base. Blackened iron mounting, the conical spout with two spring catches, one spring is broken. Two bullet ducts at the back below a hinged lid with a secret fastening mechanism. Four iron carrying loops at the sides. Height 16 cm.
A rare powder flask, part of a set for Saxon wheellock puffers.

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The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.