Oriental Omani Silver Gun Powder Flask Primer "Talahiq", 19th C.

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Galerie Hafner
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An antique flattened flask from Oman once used to fill the powder-pan of a matchlock gun, after 1880 often used as amulets. Made of solid silver beautifully decorated with granulation and filigree work and some gilding. Condition: some traces of usage and wear to gilding. Dimension: 17.8 cm long, weight: 212 g.