Thursday, August 20, 2015

Northwest Territory Horn by Kevin Hart

Title: Northwest Territory Horn
Length: 15 inches
Throat: Saw tooth edge followed by 6 inch octagonal to round throat with dual wedding bands
Butt: 2 ½ inch flat pine plug pained red
Peg: 1 inch lathe turned cow horn
Worn: Right side
Inscriptions: “Tomorrow the Gauntlet”/names of rivers, lakes, states, Indian towns, white settlements, forts
Carvings: Shawnee Indians with captives, trees, bushes, map of Northwest Territory, Lion headed cartouche, angel ascending from heaven, star, two running Indians, deer, maker’s mark

Copy and photos supplied by Kevin Hart.

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