A carved German antler-fork powder flask, circa 1580
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots
DescriptionBody 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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