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Old 13th January 2024, 07:08 PM   #1
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Question Old Powder Flask. Ottoman?

A friend recently gave me this old powder flask - evidently it was an antique store find and no one had any info about it. I have learned a lot browsing here in the last few weeks.

I see where others have posted images of a similar flask of Ottoman origins. With my flask, one side is plain while the other side has decorations, including an eight-pointed star. My understanding is that an eight-pointed star has Ottoman/Palestinian/Islamic significance?

I appreciate any info about this flask's origins, age, and the meaning of the symbology/decorations. Thanks!
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Old 3rd February 2024, 05:39 AM   #2
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Just come across your post. I think this is of Moroccan origin, missing part of the spout. Search Forum for Moroccan flasks, but see here top row 4th from right.
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showth...oroccan+flasks
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Old 3rd February 2024, 11:10 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info! There is quite a resemblance to the flask you pointed out that is from Morocco.
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