A large, finely incised powder horn
The 13 inch cow horn with dark 6 inch spout section carved with multiple rings alternating with faceted panels and fitted with a brass suspension ring. The transluscent lower section carved on one side with a Federal eagle and E Pluribus Unum riband over an ornamental loving cup, the reverse with framed verse Arouse jolly bacchus the horn to embrace,/'Twill cheer up the spirits to follow the chase,/It will brac (sic) up the nerves the game to pursue,/And cause the bold hunstsman to give the halloo. Flat, black-painted wooden plug secured with numerous small brass studs enclosed in a decorative border and fitted with later suspension mount.
Condition: Fine. Some chipping around plug.
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£960 - 1,600
1,100 - 1,900
Arms and Armour
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