Object Title

Powder flask

Powder flask

Date

1600

Object Number

XIII.156

Provenance

From the collection of Capt. John Ball. Purchased Christie's, 15 May 1956 part of lot 317

Physical Description

Tapering, half cylindrical section decored with bands of vertical fluting alternating with bands of simple engraved ornament. In the centre is engraved an oval cartouche containing a crowned shield bearing the arms of the Roman family of chigi

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 185.4 mm (7.3 in) Weight: 12 oz

Associations

Places Italy