• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 379

    A NORTH EUROPEAN MUSKETEER'S POWDER-FLASK; AND A GERMAN TURNED WOODEN POWDER-FLASK

    MID 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH EUROPEAN MUSKETEER'S POWDER-FLASK; AND A GERMAN TURNED WOODEN POWDER-FLASK
    MID 17TH CENTURY
    The first of triangular form with wooden body bound with strips of iron at the edges and corners, additional iron strips carrying suspension rings at the sides, decorated with a single iron rosette at the centre, fitted with iron top with spring cut-off and iron belt hook, the body struck with a key mark on the reverse; The second of burr-walnut with moulded wooden nozzle with brass closure, and a pair of loops for suspension
    The first 25.3 cm.; the second 16.5 cm. (2)


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