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Huge European 18th C. Lobster Claw Powder Flask

Huge European 18th C. Lobster Claw Powder Flask

( ID: ea1060 )

A massive 10" long lobster claw mounted as a powder flask. In the 18th and early 19th centuries novelty powder flasks were made from a variety of different materials including whole small tortoises and in some cases oversized lobster claws. This example likely dates to the late 18th- mid 19th C. and is mounted with pewter or white metals mounts. Very decorative example and normally found without the smaller claw this example retains the whole claw. ...

Price: $3,500