From the William Fagan Ltd. Collection

Probably Austrian. Made from a bottle gourd of perfect symmetry, perhaps grown in a mold. 4 3/8” height. The body carved in low relief overall with foliage and flower field. The lower portion with four vignettes. Adam and Eve in the garden with the serpent, a king falling on his sword, Abraham preparing to sacrifice Isaac, stopped by the angel, and a noble having his pocket picked by a Turk. The upper segment with an armorial device over trophy of arms opposite the double headed eagle. The bottom as well beautifully decorated in floral motifs, as it was made to be suspended. The integral spout with a light coat of pitch to protect from wear. Pristine throughout and finely carved. The juxtaposition of political and religious themes suggests an Austrian origin. The double headed eagle was a symbol of the Holy Roman Empire and carried on in Austria. Museum worthy.
Stock Number: 99-371

$1,800.00

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FINE 18TH CENTURY CARVED CALABASH POWDER FLASK

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