A Turkish or Caucasian powder flask

Item:
160
Region:
Turkey & the Balkans
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
A Turkish or Caucasian powder flask or sander made from a gourd. Silver top with 9 sections, one with a nielloed Arabic inscription, the remaining segments filled with foliage. Silver charger with shaped niello decorated finial. Mid 19th century.
Metrics:
Overall length 4¼” (10.8cms)
Price:
£345