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Small Engraved Worcester Artillery Powder Horn

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1139
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Small Engraved Worcester Artillery Powder Horn, c. 1791, with faceted throat, engraved all around and heightened with red, depicting a crown over a panoply of war implements flanked by American flags above the inscriptions "Worcester Artillery" and "CHARLES CREAD 1791," a Redcoat soldier standing beside a cannon, a tree, and a house, below "GR," carved wooden stopper and domed wooden butt plug fastened with wooden pegs, approx. lg. 9 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Very minor wear.

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CHARLES CREAD

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