Lot 2283

A large deluxe German musketeer powder flask, circa 1600

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


The wooden body covered in yellow woollen velvet (rubbed). The centre of the front with a depiction of Mars, the god of war, surrounded by cherubs' heads and birds, amidst interlaced strapwork in sheet brass, hammered and chased in relief. The mounting and the spout with spring-mounted lever made of tin-plated iron. Iron belt clasp on reverse side. Four strap lugs with the original, partly worn carrying cord and woollen tassels. Height 27.5 cm.

Provenance: Hermann Historica, Auction 67, lot 223.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

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.