Powder Flask


From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF5096
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Brass
Technique Lost Wax Casting

Gunpowder flask decorated with snake motif, four solid band at neck, ring at each side of top portion for suspension.

Length 21.3 cm
Outside Diameter 11 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1920

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