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Given by Mrs Ellen Hearn
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Powder flask of cut and stamped leather (cuir bouilli), partly gilt, heart-shaped. The front is decorated in relief with a coat of arms in an escutcheon surmounted by a helmet and supported by terminal female figures. The border resembles a laurel and the sides and back are stamped with floral scrollwork. The top is made of iron with the remains of gilding. Behind is an iron hook, and the sides have rings.
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Height: 22.5 cm, Width: 17 cm, Depth: 7.5 cm
Powder flask of cut and stamped leather. Italian, ca. 1500-1600.
Containers; Woodwork; Medieval and renaissance; Leather
Furniture and Woodwork Collection