An unusual Indian polished horn powder flask c 1800. Iron mounts with sprung charger lever flush with the nozzle

Item:
354
Region:
India
Type:
Miscellaneous
Description:
An unusual Indian polished horn powder flask c 1800. Iron mounts with sprung charger lever flush with the nozzle, iron hanging chain, hook and hinged loop with brass rosettes. Dome shaped wooden end cap with turned horn finial. Nice age patina throughout. See Krudhorn-powder flasks from Danish Collections by Aage Brons in “Vaabenhistorisk Aarbog XXXIX” Kobenhavn 1994 fig 125 for a related flask.
Metrics:
Overall length 10” (25cms)
Price:
£345