‡ A NORWEGIAN COW HORN POWDER-FLASK, MID-17TH CENTURY AND AN ENGRAVED COW HORN F…
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‡ A NORWEGIAN COW HORN POWDER-FLASK, MID-17TH CENTURY AND AN ENGRAVED COW HORN FLASK, 18TH CENTURY

‡ A NORWEGIAN COW HORN POWDER-FLASK, MID-17TH CENTURY AND AN ENGRAVED COW HORN FLASK, 18TH CENTURY the first with curved body of flattened circular section, the inner face plain, the outer carved in high relief with Christ crucified surmounted by a double eagle and with the instruments of the passion beneath, and wooden basal cap (a small number of small insect holes); the second with curved flattened body, engraved with a vase of flowers on each face, further floral sprays, an ibex and an angelic mask, fitted with carved wooded cap at each end, the top with tapering nozzle with later stopper, and later rings for suspension (two small holes), the first: 22.2 cm (2) Provenance Joe Kindig Jr. (1898-1971), thence by descent

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‡ A NORWEGIAN COW HORN POWDER-FLASK, MID-17TH CENTURY AND AN ENGRAVED COW HORN FLASK, 18TH CENTURY

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