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Crafted from a single section of bone, and elaborately carved overall with a pastoral scene involving three hunters, one with bow blowing a horn and two with boar spears, the last drinking from a flask. All executed in Mannerist style, amongst geometrical panels and bands. The turned spout of dark hardwood. With iron ring mounts. Late 16th-early 17th century. Minor wear, the caps and spout possibly replaced. Overall length 25cm. Condition III

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A RARE GERMAN POWDER FLASK

Estimate $400 - $600May 19, 2018
Cheyenne, WY, USA
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist