Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Fort Edward Horn by Kevin Hart

Fort Edward Horn

Length: 15 inches
Throat: The throat begins with a carved recessed edge followed by 4 ? inch round to octagonal throat with 3 wedding bands midway
Butt Plug: 2 5/8 inch Rosewood
Horn Peg: Water Buffalo
Worn: Right Side
Strap Finial: Turned Copper
Inscriptions: “I Powder With My Brother Ball/A Hero Like/Doth Conquer All” His Horn Made/Fort Edward/Sept. 2nd 1757/ New York Fort Edward/Roger’s Island/Royal Blockhouse/Hudson River
Carvings: British Royal Seal/Lion & Unicorn/2 Soldiers/2 Indians/Compass/Fort Edward/Sun/Tents/Blockhouse/Fireplace with 2 frogs-1 smoking a pipe, the other playing a Banjo/Flowers with vines/ Ladybugs/Humming bird/Butterflies/Dragon fly/Cocoon/Caterpillar/2Flower pots on pillars/Maker’s Mark

Copy and photos supplied by Kevin Hart.

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