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Eighteenth century Mughal flask designed to hold gunpowder for muzzle-loading guns.

Powder flask [German] (2007.479.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Powder flask, late century German Ivory, silver-gilt, steel H.

Early 18th century Russian Powder flask at the State Hermitage Museum: "During the first half of the 18th century, St Petersburg was not only an important centre for the production of highly decorated weaponry but also other items of silver, some of which were also used in hunting and shooting. This large horn was used as a powder flask and is notable for the great art used in the decoration on the mount." - Found via OMG that Artifact!

Powder Flask Russian, early century The Hermitage Museum During the first half of the century, St Petersburg was not only an important centre for the production of highly decorated weaponry.

Antique 18th C Black Powder Horn Leather Horse Hallmark Persian Turkish  (PNS*

Antique C Black Powder Horn Leather Horse Hallmark Persian Turkish (PNS*

A Mother-of-Pearl Silver Mounted Powder Flask India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, 18th Century

A Mother-of-Pearl Silver Mounted Powder Flask India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, Century

A mother-of-pearl and ivory-inlaid Powder Flask Gujerat or Sindh, 19th Century.  | © Bonhams 2001-2014

A mother-of-pearl and ivory-inlaid powder flask, India century

A CARVED IVORY POWDER HORN  MUGHAL INDIA, 17TH CENTURY  Of typical form, the narrow end linked to the wide body by a carved grotesque head with gaping mouth and pointed teeth, eyes and moustache fitted with black composition, silver attachment hoop  5in. (14cm.) high; 5in. (13cm.) wide

A CARVED IVORY POWDER HORN MUGHAL INDIA, CENTURY Of typical form, the narrow end linked to the wide body by a carved grotesque head with gaping mouth and pointed teeth, eyes and moustache fitted with black composition, silver attachment hoop high;

A German Ivory and Brass Inlaid Circular Powder Flask, Early 17th Century

A German Ivory and Brass Inlaid Circular Powder Flask, Early Century

purplefigtree:    Powder Primer Flask  Gujarat, India, 17th-18th century.  Shell of a green sea snail (turbo marmoratus) with mother-of-pearl, wood and lac; copper, steel, and leather fittings.

Indian powder primer flask (barudan), shell of a green sea snail with mother-of-pearl, wood and lac; copper, steel, and leather fittings.

This artfully engraved powder horn belonging to the prominent Dr. Henry Livingston, Sr. (1714-1799) of Dutchess County, New York, is a singular colonial artifact with a colorful history dating to the early part of the epic French and Indian War.

This artfully engraved powder horn belonging to the prominent Dr. of Dutchess County, New York, is a singular colonial artifact with a colorful history dating to the early part of the epic French and Indian War.

A brilliant gilt powder flask German,   horn Caspar Spat . The finely detailed scenes suggest the flask was used by hunters .       Made circa 1640, it boasts a curved fruitwood body, with both sides finely engraved and featuring blackened bone inlays.

A brilliant gilt powder flask German, horn Caspar Spat . The finely detailed scenes suggest the flask was used by hunters . Made circa it boasts a curved fruitwood body, with both sides finely engraved and featuring blackened bone inlays.

Indian barudan (powder flask), 18th century, silver, elephant shaped.

note the fine hexagonal patterning on this elephant-form silver powder flask, India, Century

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Nacre - Nacre gunpowder flask, circa mostly consisting of the polished shell of a large sea snail Turbo marmoratus.

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