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Wheelock, Flattened Horn Powder Flask with Three Socket Spanner Wrench
An extremely rare accessory…
Date/Period: 17th Century


Wheelock, Flattened Horn Powder Flask with Three Socket Spanner Wrench An extremely rare accessory…, entire view 1

Measurement: Approximately 9”

Material: Cow horn, wood plug, iron wrench

Condition: Missing one hanging ring, other may be a replacement, else fine

Additional Information: A 16th or 17th century Wheelock combination flask and
spanner wrench. Formed and flatted natural cow horn, both sides with beveled edges;
beautiful color and patina. The wooden plug shows great color and patina; spout
features tiny chip carving and tapers slightly continuing to ring and baluster carved
throat. The finely crafted wrench is raised on three feet…the front extending as a
scrolled finial.

$3,450.00

570-709


Wheelock, Flattened Horn Powder Flask with Three Socket Spanner Wrench An extremely rare accessory…, entire view 2

Wheelock, Flattened Horn Powder Flask with Three Socket Spanner Wrench An extremely rare accessory…, detail


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