Cow Horn Powder Flask Antique Georgian c1800

Sonia Cashman

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Made to contain gunpowder for musket. These interesting and collectible objects were originally an essential item of shooting equipment for muzzleloading guns, and were widely used before pre-made cartridges emerged in the 19th century.

Height: 14cm or 5.5 inches; Width: 6 cm or 2.36 inches.
Weight: 35 grams or 1.2 ounces.