Powder flask

Object Number: 
1942.441
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 in. ( 16.2 x 8.6 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 both sides are two hounds chasing stag through forest background.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles A. Peacock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group