Wednesday, October 28, 2015

New York Map Horn by Kevin Hart

Length: 15 inches
Throat: Carved edge followed by a 5 1/2 inch round to octagonal throat, with two wedding bands and four carved rings at the tip
Butt Plug: 3 inch turned Walnut plug
Horn Peg: 1 1/2 inch turned horn dyed body color
Worn: Right or Left side
Inscriptions: His Horn 1759/ names of NY townships, river, lakes & forts
Carvings: British Royal Seal, parked cannon, Indian with raised tomahawk, deer, hunter with dog, New York City, sailing ships, compass, cabins, churches, trees, marching soldier, soldiers fighting with swords, couple dancing, running Indian, cartouche, Cities of Albany & Schenectady, Hudson/Mohawk & North Rivers, Maker's Mark.

Copy and photos supplied by Kevin Hart.

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