Object Title

Priming flask

Priming flask

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XIII.40

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Christie's 1855. Formerly in the collection of Ralph Bernal

Physical Description

Circular in form, of ivory carved with hunting scenes, the mount and nozzle of silver the former pierced and embossed with foliage. In the centre on either side is a silver plaque chased with a flower

Dimensions

Dimensions: Diameter: 102 mm (4 in), Diameter at lugs: 110 mm (4.5 in), Height: 142 mm (5.75 in), Depth: 40 mm (1.5 in) Weight: 8.5 oz

Associations

Places Germany