Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 161: Carved Powder Horn

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $2,000

Carved Powder Horn

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Description:

The flask is hand carved with a cypher, rearing horse, and the seal of Great Britain which reads HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE" and "DIEU ET MON DROIT". The flask is also marked with "F/TROOP" at the bottom and the spout is marked "F/59", possible for the 59th Regiment of Foot. Very good with some yellowing and scratching natural with age. The brass has a mellowed color and both the spout and cap are slightly loose.

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