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Two Large Ship's Powder Horns

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Two Large Ship's Powder Horns, c. late 18th to early 19th century, a horn with wooden stopper and plug, and a horn with wooden plug, with threaded wooden knob, lg. 20 to 26 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the preservation of the collections of the Danvers Historical Society.
Estimate $400-600

Larger horn missing rear stopper, smaller horn has some rodent damage.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Brass instruments, Containers, Danvers, Massachusetts, Horn, Powder horn