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Steel priming flask with vignettes

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An image of Priming flask/ Shot flask. Weapons. Unknown maker. Of flattened pear-shape with cylindrical screw-on stopper (A). Attached to the base of the stopper is a rod within a hollow tube, the top of which is pierced with two D-shaped holes. The sides are decorated with two circular vignettes of a lady and gentleman in 18th century dress; on one side they stand; on the other she sits on the ground and he stands behind her. The background and stopper are decorated with scrolling foliage. Steel whole, silver decoration, height, flask & stopper, 2.6 cm, length, flask & stopper, 9.8 cm, width, flask & stopper, 4.9 cm, 1700-1760. European.

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Priming flask/ Shot flask. Weapons. Unknown maker. Of flattened pear-shape with cylindrical screw-on stopper (A). Attached to the base of the stopper is a rod within a hollow tube, the top of which is pierced with two D-shaped holes. The sides are decorated with two circular vignettes of a lady and gentleman in 18th century dress; on one side they stand; on the other she sits on the ground and he stands behind her. The background and stopper are decorated with scrolling foliage. Steel whole, silver decoration, height, flask & stopper, 2.6 cm, length, flask & stopper, 9.8 cm, width, flask & stopper, 4.9 cm, 1700-1760. European.

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  • Accession Number: M.68 & A-1930
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/11.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 621 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 123.50kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 11/1

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18th Century Date Department European Fitz_AA Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Silver Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd clothes clothing costume couple courting courtship fashion flask foliage foliate fruits gentleman lady pear shaped pears priming flask romance romantic scrolling scrolls shot flask steel stopper vignette weapon

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