German Gunpowder Flasks Photos

German gunpowder flasks were often elaborate works of art.

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German powder flask with entwined animals: boar, cattle, wolves, attacking dogs at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask made from lobster claw at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian powder flask decorated with inlaid ivory at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask of ivory carved scene of St. Eustace, patron saint of hunters, at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.
German powder flask (1st half 18thC) with entwined animals: boar, cattle, wolves, attacking dogs at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask (18thC) made from lobster claw at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian powder flask (c1800) decorated with inlaid ivory at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask (17thC) of ivory carved scene of St. Eustace, patron saint of hunters, at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.
Czech powder flask of biscuit porcelain from Prague at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask of wooden from covered with ray skin & capped by ivory at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Meissen porcelain teapot with eagle spout plus powder horn both gilded with Chinese scenes at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.Engraved powder horns at Imperial Castle. Nuremberg, Germany.
Czech powder flask (mid 19thC) of biscuit porcelain from Prague at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.German powder flask (18thC) of wooden from covered with ray skin & capped by ivory at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Meissen porcelain teapot with eagle spout plus powder horn both gilded with Chinese scenes at Meissen porcelain museum at Lustheim Palace. Munich, Germany.Engraved powder horns (17th & 16thC) at Imperial Castle. Nuremberg, Germany.

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