Peter Finer

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A German Staghorn Powder Flask, c. 1840

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Germany. Staghorn, silver, cord.

Provenance

Historic Collections of the Dukes of Brunswick at Schloss Marienburg

DESCRIPTION
The body of natural horn finely carved to reveal a scene from the chase, a stag being pulled down by a pack of dogs, silver mounts, the base mount with engraved and scalloped edge, the upper one plain, four suspension rings retaining their original green tasselled cord and with a stopper with built-in pricker carved in the form of an acorn.

Size: Height 20 cm / 8 inches