Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Gun Powder Flask
Antique, early 18th century, Turkish Ottoman, Islamic gun powder flask with flattened, oval form, wooden body covered in leather, with an impressed design of a palmette within a border of half-circles, with a conical iron nozzle.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 17.8 cm (7 in). Width: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition, showing the age and usage, with a dark brown patina.
REFERENCES: A similar Flask is published in the Sotheby’s catalog: The Turkish Sale London, 17 October, 1997. Lot. 80.
Title: A leather-covered Powder Flask, Turkey, early 18th century.
Estimate Price: £1,500 - 2,000.
The buyer will be provided with a copy of the page from the mentioned reference, together with a certificate of authenticity
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