Antique 18th century Islamic Persian Powder Flask Horn. A curved oval body with steel mounts, the spout is fitted with a spring cot, and a pair of loops, with its original belt for suspension. CONDITION: In full working order, some cracks in the horn with old repairs. MEASUREMENTS: Across the overall length from the end of the mouth to the top approximately: 16.5 cm (6.1/2 in). REFERENCES: (1) A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor: in All Countries and in All Times by George Cameron Stone. Page 516 No19 . (2)A similar gunpowder flask is in the Richard Janiak collection, published in the book: "Persian and Indo-Persian Arms and Armor of the 16th-19th Century from the Polish Collection –Catalogue exhibition Malborg Castle Museum" by Antoni Romuald Chodinski, Page 379, Illustration No 266.
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