Antique 17th -18th century Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack Gun Powder Flask Horn

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Rare antique, 17th - 18th century, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack staghorn gun powder - flask with a bifurcated body engraved with traditional Ukrainian folk designs, with an elaborate rosette on the center and an engraved figure of a stag. Fitted with a nozzle and two stoppers.

REFERENCES: Very similar Powder Horns are published in the book "Украина- козацька держава" by Володимир Недяк. (Ukrainian Cossack state by Volodymyr Nedyak) Pages: 241, 242, and 243.

The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.

MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 21 cm (8.27 inches).

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

There is an old paper label, with illegible ink hand writing, glued to the base.

To see a similar 17th century Cossack Gun Powder Flask from the Polish Army Museum (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego), Warsaw, please view the link below.

http://www.muzeumwp.pl/emwpaedia/prochownica-w-typie-spiskim-kozackim-z-xvii-wieku.php

To see a similar 17th century Cossack Gun Powder Flask from the Museum of Ukrainian folk art, Kiev (Музей українського народного декоративного мистецтва) please view the link below.

http://www.myslenedrevo.com.ua/uk/Sci/History/Kupo...

 

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Item Details

Reference #:
E753
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
SubCategory
Military Issued Firearms & Accessories
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
17th-18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material