Powder flask

Object Number: 
1950.69
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass, leather, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 9.5 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Brass and leather powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stamped on both sides is hound walking through wooded background; sitiched brown leather cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry L. Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group