Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2101: Pair of Carved Powder Horns, One Inscribed "1760"

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

Pair of Carved Powder Horns, One Inscribed "1760"

Manufacturer: None
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Type: Other
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1) Light colored horn carved with two bands near the spout and lightly inscribed with the image of a warship on one side and "TIMOTHY/COBB HIS/HORN MARCH/12 1760" on the other. Base plug is hardwood. Measures approximately 9 1/2" overall. 2) Massive light colored horn carved with a band and fluted section near the spout, and a small raised triangle with the initials "TM" on the body. Measures approximately 17 3/4" overall. Both are good showing moderate wear and an attractive aged patina.

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