• 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 362

    AN ITALIAN CUIR BOUILLE POWDER-FLASK

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN CUIR BOUILLE POWDER-FLASK
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Of planot-convex section, the lower part bulbous and embossed with prominent cabled ribs, the upper section embossed with a cabled panel filled with a grotesque mask, the edges bound with strips of iron retained by decorated bronze rivets, fitted with hinged engraved iron top with spring cut-off and spirally fluted nozzle, and the reverse fitted with iron belt hook
    23.5 cm.


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