Copper Flint Striker
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Copper Flint Striker

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd.

Date 18th/19th century

Period 1750-1850, 1850-1900, 18th century, 19th century

Origin India

Medium Copper

Dimension 12 cm (4³/₄ inches)

This flint striker is made of copper and is decorated with an alam terminal in a stylised dragons' head with an open mouth. The dragon’s curved neck and body enables one to hold the object securely whilst scraping a flint stone beneath the object’s elongated surface to produce fire.

Date: 18th/19th century

Period: 1750-1850, 1850-1900, 18th century, 19th century

Origin: India

Medium: Copper

Dimension: 12 cm (4³/₄ inches)

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