An incised Scottish powder horn
Lot 5368
An incised Scottish powder horn
Sold for US$ 234 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An incised Scottish powder horn
19th century
The dark, spiraling 12 inch horn with inset wooden plug below a rim pierced with three suspension holes; the spout carved with two tall, narrow rings above a faceted section; the body incised on one side with a crown over confronted thistle plants, a three masted schooner on the other side and with thistle meander above the plug. Retaining the original dark horn plug and an old and possibly original woven suspension cord.
Condition: Very good, some chipping above the plug.
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