Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Gun Powder Flask

Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Gun Powder Flask

SKU: ES725

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

Also, for related flask please see the link below.

 

http://www.bashirarts.com/#!product/prd1/1753723145/a-powder-flask-in-steel-%26-embossed-leather-pal

    $580.00Price

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