The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Priming-flask
  • Priming-flask
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Germany
  • c. 1570
  • Copper and gold, embossed and chiselled
  • Height: 15.8 cm
    Weight: 0.26 kg
  • Inscription: 'PRIMVS HOMINIS STATVS' 'The first state of man'
    Inscription: 'VNDIQVE ANGVSTIE' 'Perils on all sides'
  • A1297
  • European Armoury III
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