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A SOUTH GERMAN INLAID CARTRIDGE-BOX (PATRON)

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A SOUTH GERMAN INLAID CARTRIDGE-BOX (PATRON)

CIRCA 1580-90

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A SOUTH GERMAN INLAID CARTRIDGE-BOX (PATRON) Circa 1580-90 With wooden body of plano-convex section drilled for four cartridges, the interior fitted with a brass plate reinforcing the apertures, the outer surface decorated with a pair of panels inlaid with engraved horn ball-flower ornament, involving pairs of spiral tendrils linked by a single rosette, the remaining body almost completely encased in russet iron, including flanged base and spring-actuated hinged lid, and with three loops for suspension. 5¼in (13.4cm)
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Further examples from this series are preserved in the former Saxon Electoral Armouries collection in the Historisches Museum, Dresden.

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