Saturday, October 5, 2013

Antique Powder Horn at James Julia

12" Cream colored horn with rounded base plug tacked in, fitted with carrying staple, has five raised rings toward tip cut down to dark contrasting layer of horn. Body of horn is embellished with lightly scrimmed lines of naively rendered conifer and deciduous trees along with a row of six houses, some geometric devices, and a large bird with comb perched on branch. Geometric bands are at base and transition to dark horn. 

CONDITION: Very good, with fine mellow patina. 4-49387 MGM329 (800-1,200)

Copy and Photos from James Julia.

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