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Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600
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Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Northern Italy
Dimensions :
H. 6.3 inch
Collectibles  - Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600 17th century - Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600 Renaissance - Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600 Antiquités - Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600
Kim J. Nazzi

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Gun powder flask with Romulus & Remus - Northern Italy Circa 1600

An important gun powder flask carved out of walnut, mounted with etched and engraved brass plaques and nozzle. The central raised cartouches on each side showing the mythical she-wolf suckling the twins, Romulus and Remus, from the legend of the founding of Rome. The base is engraved with the name of the original owner.

Northern Italy. Circa 1600.

Dimensions: height 16,5cm ; the base : length 8,5cm x width 3,5cm

A similar flask with horn instead of wood, of the same typology and style, is kept at the Victoria & Albert museum: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O97559/powder-flask-unknown/

Kim J. Nazzi

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Weapons & Historical Souvenirs Renaissance