Antique 18th century Islamic Indo-Persian Powder Horn Flask Probable Rhino Horn

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Antique 18th century Islamic Persian Powder Horn Flask. A curved oval body most likely a rhino horn 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.

Please see the photos as they are a part of the description. 

 

MEASUREMENTS: Across the overall length from the end of the mouth to the top approximately: 16.5 cm (6.1/2 inches) 

 

WEIGHT: 220 grams (7.76 ounce) 

 

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.

Item Details

Reference #:
ES938
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
SubCategory
Military Issued Firearms & Accessories
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
18th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material