Lot 214: 1774-Dated Revolutionary War Era, Hand-Engraved Decorated Powder Horn
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
1774 South Carolina Hand-Engraved Decorated Powder Horn
1774-Dated Revolutionary War Era, Hand-Engraved Decorated Powder Horn, with a Dog Chasing Running Deer, Choice Very Fine.
This authentic Revolutionary War era, Ornately Engraved Powder Horn measures about 11.25" long. There is a rich original natural patina present, with a number of historical and period designs decorating the horn surfaces. Hand engravings feature a dog chasing running deer. Also engraved is "AN 778 N 13 HV SH." This horn is complete with the original pine stopper with hand-forged nail. A wonderful specimen, that has actual wear and shows use.