Sunday, May 3, 2015

Powder Horn by Kevin Hart

Title: Blossom of Liberty Horn
Horn School: Siege Of Boston School
Location: Boston 1775
Inscriptions: “May the Blossom of Liberty Never Fail”/ His Horn/ Made At Boston/ October 1775
Length: 16 along outside curve
Base Plug: Flat 2 ½ inch Mahogany
Throat: Saw toothed recessed edge begins a 5 inch round throat with four wedding bands
Plug: Lathe turned horn
Horn attachment: Lobe
Carvings: Pegasus/ City of Boston/ horse drawn wagon/ British ships of War in Boston Harbor/ British Marines in Canoes/ John Bush stylized vines & flowers/Heavy engrailing front and back/ clouds/ Maker’s Mark

Copy and photos supplied by Kevin Hart.

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