carved and turned woodenflask
with metal plates and nails and polychrome decoration. In the geometrical decoration, some Arabic words are visible, including the name of the owner "Sahib Ali". Closure by a conical stopper and ring of suspension fixed on the neck.
Length: 22.5 cmUses
A similar powder flask in the Istanbul Maritime Museum is attributed to the 17th century.
A heart-shaped powder flask, Ottoman Empire, 18th or 19th century