KING'S POWDER SHELL, with the coat of arms of France
France, late 17th - early 18th century
Wood, leather, gold
H. 23,5 ; L. 9,3 ; Thickness : 4,7 cm
(Restorations to two loops)
Powder flask, also called fourniment, of bottle shape in wood covered with brown boiled and embossed leather. The front part is curved and marked with the iron coat of arms of France, with three fleur-de-lis, and enhanced with gold.
Four leather loops of rectangular form allowed to slide a cord of suspension.
The dispensing spout is made of wood, its replacement stopper in turned boxwood is later.
Delevery information :
All items are sent by registered mail, insured.
Rates on request.
Delivery and installation possible.