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Powder flask

Object Number: 
1950.65
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Tin, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 21 x 8.6 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Tin and brass powder flask; pear-shaped tin body with cylindrical brass mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; scrolled design stamped on both sides.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry L. Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group