Crafted from a deer horn, 17th century, provenance: North Romania (Transylvania). Similar items are found in museums from Romania. The rings are from brass. The model is specific of its time and is hand engraved. Guaranteed original authentic 100%. Heigth: 7.9 inches (20 cm). Bottom width: 6.3 inches (16 cm). A related Hungarian powder-flask, from the Katalin Kádár Lynn collection, has been shown in the San Diego CA Mingei International Museum in the exhibition: BETWEEN EAST AND WEST Folk Art Treasures of Romania, Aug 1, 2010 – Apr 3, 2011. REFERENCES: Bela Borsos, Staghorn Powder-Flasks, pp. 4 Régi magyar fegyverek by Dr. Kalmar Janos page 236 Fig 199. The item “Antique Gun Powder Horn, Transylvania, 17th century” is in sale since Saturday, March 16, 2013. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items”. The seller is “antikshop.ro” and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Romania