Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 114: Massive Powder Horn Marked "1693 John Loving Esq."

Auction Date: September 11, 2020

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Massive Powder Horn Marked "1693 John Loving Esq."

Manufacturer: None
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Type: Other
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Class: Other
Description:

This massive horn has a brass base plug inscribed "1693+IOHN LOVING ESQ." The spout is brass and has a hinged clasp. The length is 19 inches from the main hinge straight across to the base plug. The body has various faint markings along with an "11" brand. A horn of this size could carry powder for a whole group of men or be used for priming artillery.

Rating Definition:

Very good with mild overall wear, some rough areas on the horn, dark aged patina on the brass, crisp inscription, and some areas of dark lacquer.



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