An Italian iron powder flask, probably Brescia, circa 1600, semicircular, slightly tapered body. The front side shows fine longitudinal grooves, between them bands with engraved tendril decoration.
Engraved reverse side with screw-fastening carrying clasp. Four suspension loops on the sides. Fluted and engraved spout with lavishly chiseled and engraved closure lever. Height 21 cm.
Hermann-Historica via American Longrifles.