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Powder flask

Object Number: 
23/3
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 1/4 x 1 in. ( 20.3 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stamped on front is forest scene, with pack of hounds, treed bear, and hunter in background.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group