Antique 19th Century Turkish Ottoman Balkan Brass Gun Cartridge Pouch Palaska
An exceptional antique Turkish Ottoman Balkan gun cartridge pouch Palaska from the beginning of the 19th century, composed of several elements of cast brass soldered together at the edges. The front sides and domed hinged lid are adorned with gilded Ottoman neo-rococo style motifs, and at the back fitted with a belt loop.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, with some wear to the gold gilt.
Please see all the 6 photos in the listing since they are part of the description of the object's condition
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13 cm (5.12 inches). Width: 10 cm (3.94 inches).
1. "Müze Osmanlı ve Cumhuriyet dönemi Ateşli Silahlar Kataloğu" by Aysel Çötelioğlu
2. "The Arms of Greece and Her Balkan Neighbors in the Ottoman Period" by Robert Elgoo
The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references, together with a certificate of authenticity.