Lot 1117

An exceptional Italian boiled-leather powder flask, circa 1580

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A94s | Live auction | 119 Lots


Body of finely molded, boiled leather (so-called "cuir boulli"), the top elaborately decorated with medallions and garlands, the lower section distinctly bellied and segmented with roped ridges. Iron lid with balustered nozzle, surrounded by an iron reinforcement strap decorated with thin lines, belt hook on the reverse. Height 20 cm. An elegant powder flask of exceptional craftsmanship.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

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