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A GERMAN STAGHORN POWDER-FLASK

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A GERMAN STAGHORN POWDER-FLASK

CIRCA 1580

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A GERMAN STAGHORN POWDER-FLASK Circa 1580 With forked body of natural horn, the outer-face carved in relief with the figures of Moses, St. John the Baptist and Christ Crucified all below the Gates of Heaven and all within a strapwork frame, plain iron mounts with filed inner borders, one basal cap unscrewing for filling, the nozzle with spring-loaded cap, moulded iron belt hook, six cabled rings, and with suspension cord hung with bullion tassels (belt hook associated, the rings, cords and tassels all modern). 10½in (26.7cm)
Provenance
Theodore Offerman, American Art Association Anderson Galleries Inc., November 11-13, 1937, lot 244.
Special Notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Sale Room Notice
Please note that the estimates for lots 196 & 197 have been transposed. The estimate for lot 197 is £1,500 - 1,800.
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