Historic Arms & Militaria
Carved Powder Horn Identified to Conrad Frederick Keck, c. 1781, ornate powder horn carved with a panoply of arms and cannons over "PHILADELPHIA" with the city carved below, a heart with "CONRADT/KEICHE/1781" in the center, and foliate designs, lg. 7 1/2 in.
Note: Keck is listed as serving in the Northampton County Pennsylvania militia during the American Revolution.
Has some patination and the plug is missing, the carving is sharp and in good condition.
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