Lot 2282

A carved German antler-fork powder flask, circa 1580

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


Body made from staghorn with depiction of a scene from the Old Testament carved in relief on the obverse, the reverse untreated. Elaborately cut iron mounting with spout spirally chased in parts and spring-loaded cap. Two lateral suspension loops on each side with later suspension cord. Beautifully preserved powder horn with unusually elaborate workmanship. Length 24 cm.

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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.