Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian

Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian

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Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian
Antique 17th -18th Century Hungarian Gun Powder Flask Horn Transylvanian

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Antique 17th Early 18th Century Hungarian powder-flask. A staghorn body of characteristic Hungarian forked type, the outer side engraved with a series of repeating panels in Hungarian folk style, centering on an arrangement of sun symbols, fitted with a nozzle and two horn rings for suspension

Most of these types of flasks were made during the 17th -18th century in the Hungarian province of Transylvania, now Romania, but also in the Veszprém County.

REFERENCES: Bela Borsos, Staghorn Powder-Flasks, pp.40-50, pl. 4 Régi magyar fegyverek by Dr. Kalmar Janos page 236 Fig 199.

A related Hungarian powder-flask, from the Katalin Kádár Lynn collection, has been shown in the San Diego CA Mingei International Museum in the exhibition: BETWEEN EAST AND WEST– Folk Art Treasures of Romania, Aug 1, 2010 - Apr 3, 2011.

The following is a direct link to view this powder-flask: http://www.mingei.org/exhibitions/object/865

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 27 cm (10 5/8 in).Width: 20 cm (7 7/8 in).

CONDITION: In its original condition, showing the age and usage, with a dark brown patina.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • E537
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  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 17th-18th c
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  • Condition
  • good

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