A northern Arabian powder flask
A northern Arabian powder flask, 19th century. The fluted steel body in the form of an animal’s horn, with applied bands and roundels of embossed sheet silver decoration, and wound with brass wire sections. Chained steel stopper.
Height 9” (23cms)
See R Elgood “The Arms and Armour of Arabia” Scolar Press 1994 No 4.11 for a similar flask