Object Title

Powder flask

Powder flask

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVIF.111

Provenance

Acquired before 1859.

Physical Description

Made from a black cow horn lacquered with a pattern of elongated yellow triangles edged with red, with transverse bands of red and yellow at either end. The base plug and stopper are both missing.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Sri Lanka

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859, no. xiii.35.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, no. xiii.30, p.