London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
18 July 2002
A LARGE BRASS-MOUNTED POWDER-FLASK, AND TWO BRASS-MOUNTED GUNPOWDER STORAGE FLASKS
All 18th Century
The first with bag-shaped body of polished hard black leather, tapering nozzle, and side mounted cut-off (top mount loose); the storage flasks each of hard black leather convex at the front, the base of one stamped 'Tho. Clark Edin.b'
12¾in. (32.4cm.) and 9¾in. (24.7cm.) high (3)
(The first) The Mostyns, Gloddeath Hall, Caernarvonshire
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(The first) W. Keith Neal and D.H.L. Back Great British Gunmakers 1540-1740, p. 431, plate 190
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