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Powder flask

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Artist Unknown (Germany (Saxony))

Date

c. 1585

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G340
Powder flask, Artist Unknown (Germany (Saxony))
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Medium: Arms and Armor, Arms and Armor-Accessory (Do Not Use) | Steel, wood, horn, bone
Size: 4 x 3 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. (10.2 x 9.5 x 5.4 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany (Saxony)
Culture: Europe, Germany (Saxony)
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: a dome of inlaid bone on wood with attached metal spout with retractable cover, a ring at each side to hang; dome decorated with birds and spiraling vines; flower at center of bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2000.161.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009