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Engraved Map Horn

Auction:
2349
Lot:
871
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Engraved Map Horn, America, 18th century, inscribed "A.n Beach horn/God finite monseer in his wiked crimes made Cn. Point Aug 1761" in crosshatched letters, with the British coat of arms with lion and unicorn, "Honi Suit Qui Maly Pense/ Dieu Et Mon Droit," the map depicts New York and various landmarks along the North and Mohawk Rivers to Fort Stanwix, and Forts on Lake George including Crown Point, Ticonderoga, and Fort George, buildings, trees, stag and dog, raised rings at the tip, pine plug attached with wooden pegs, lg. 16 1/2, wd. 3 1/4 in. at plug.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

n Beach, Fort George, Fort Stanwix, Lake George, Mohawk, Polaroid 88 Polacolor ER 3-1/4 x 3-3/8'' Film, 80 ASA (623959), British monarchy, Horn, National symbols of the United Kingdom, Unicorn, United Kingdom

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