Lot 771    

Lot of Six Powder Horns,
2007, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria, May 2
first horn with name James McAffe and dated 1754 on plug. Beveled spout and overall length 15.5". Second is an engraved powder horn with six dogs and one large deer complete with scene of a home. Marked JxVCR. Third horn with stippled engraving Charles Gates BO 1843 with two deer. Fourth horn with engraved image of a woman and image of flag with eagle and a cross. Fifth horn with excellent silver engraved plug with scrollwork. Tip with chain and inscribed spout. Sixth horn is leather-covered and fastened with leather strings by the neck. Staple strap on plug and on the neck near the tip.

Provenance:  
Collection of G. Vernon Diab


Condition:  
Second horn with 8" crack along the side. Plug also with cracks. Third and fourth horns have been cleaned. Sixth horn's dried leather has a nice tight, aged look.
Sold: $2,530.00
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