Antique Islamic Powder Horn / Flask - 18th Century
Fascinating Islamic style powder horn. I would date this at 18th century but may go into beginning of 19th century. The horn itself is a ram horn with its beautiful and distinctive ridges. This is the type of horn used for Judaic Shofar so certainly is right for the area. Very pleasing metal work throughout with openwork around the whole piece. Condition is excellent with everything present and in good shape and no cracking to the horn. Measures right at one foot from tip to tip. Really a fascinating piece and the type of horn speaks volumes towards where it came from. If someone decided to polish the horn it could look quite impressive.