Powder bottle - Brass - 19th century

Description
Powder bottle - Brass - 19th century
Russia / Balkan area

Very beautiful and rare Russian gunpowder holder, used in artillery in the 17th century.
The highly detailed holder with repousse copper decoration has two men's heads, two eagles and two chains.
The top itself had a defect, hence the cork so that it is attached to the gunpowder holder, see pictures.

Lot details
Object
Powder bottle
Material
Brass
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Russia / Balkan area
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
14.5×12×7 cm
Weight
600 g
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