Tribal Weapons

Rare antique Omani wooden gunpowder flask, Oman Zanzibar

P1010601.jpg
P1010576 (1).jpg
P1010586.jpg
P1010587 (2).jpg
P1010592.jpg
P1010578.jpg
P1010593.jpg
P1010595 (1).jpg
P1010600.jpg
P1010601.jpg
P1010576 (1).jpg
P1010586.jpg
P1010587 (2).jpg
P1010592.jpg
P1010578.jpg
P1010593.jpg
P1010595 (1).jpg
P1010600.jpg

Rare antique Omani wooden gunpowder flask, Oman Zanzibar

0.00

A rare and very old wooden gunpowder flask from Oman. Geometric design carved in the wood. Stunning age patina. Arab name: Qra, Persian name: Barut. Estimated age 1750-1850. From Oman Zanzibar.

Reference litterature:

Robert Elgood, The Arms and Armour of Arabia page 46-48 fig 4.9

 J. L. Carter, Tribes in Oman; Peninsular Publishing 1982, page 20.  

 Craft heritage of Oman, Neil Richardson & Maria Dorr, Volume 2, page 456.

 British Museum On-line collection.

Provenance: Jöran "Willy" Olson, Max Willborg (Tribal Art dealer) with Willborg´s collection number 74019, item 19 year 1974.

Price on request

 

 

 

Add To Cart