Middle east & caucasus

19 C. Ottoman Brass / Silver Powder Flask

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Origin: Turkey, Ottoman empire

Date: Second half of the 19 C.


Powder flasks were always important part in the accessories set of firearms.  Typical shape for flasks from the Middle east and Persia is that of a styled horn made of wood horn steel and/or ivory.  Pierced steel decoration is common on these flasks as well as on other decorative art articles.

The flask offered here is Ottoman, second half of the 19 C. made entirely of brass and decorated with silver panels and spring operated brass lever to open / close the mouth valve.  Finely engraved brass body and silver panels. All in full operating condition.

Length 6 inches  (15 cm). Very good and operating condition.



About item 15373

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