Friday, November 23, 2012

"Ithaca - N. York" Powder Horn

c. 1760-1780 Colonial to Revolutionary War Era, American Scrimshaw Powder Horn, with Hand-Engraved Town Scene and Vignettes. An original, authentic American made “Folk Art” Style 7.5” long Powder Horn. Nicely Engraved with a Town or City Scene titled, "ITHACA - N. York" (Backwards “N”) with large engraved "G R B" carved initials with several other smaller decorations, including a single running Fox. Wooden large end cap plug with later screw at center. Actual wear from use having no defects or detractions worth a mention.

Copy and photos from Early American.

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