Fine Gilt-silver Greek Ottoman cartridge box Palaska

Fine Gilt-silver Greek Ottoman cartridge box Palaska

A fine quality Greek cartridge case 'Palaska' made of solid silver and gilt allover. Decorated in repousse with designs of trophies, and floral swags, the reverse with a feature to enable it to be worn on a belt. The lid is hinged to allow the cartridges to be stored ready for use, and would have been worn in conjunction with other equipment for using the musket. Circa 1800 

  middle east ottoman turkish

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