A rare Arabian silver mounted brass priming flask talahiq

Item:
411
Region:
Arabia
Type:
Firearms, Accessories
Description:
A rare Arabian silver mounted brass priming flask talahiq, probably from the Hijaz or Asir, 19th Century. The brass body engraved on the front and applied with silver ornaments, the back with an engraved inscription mal Ahmad ibn Muhammad pak Khaiyal (=property of Ahmad son of Muhammad Pak Khaiyl). Fitted with a brass spout and an ivory end cap, and painted with an old collection number. See R. Elgood “The Arms and Armour of Arabia”, Scolar Press 1994 p.48
Metrics:
Overall length 7” (17.8cms)
Price:
£695