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Alphabet Horn signed and dated 1774

This is a small to medium size horn which was probably used for a rifle which took a smaller charge than a musket. The horn has never been cleaned and it is owner  carved. The carving consists of the alphabet … Continue reading

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The John Call Horn – March 21, 1759

Lake George School Powder Horn John Call – March 21, 1759 This is a beautiful horn which was found in an attic in Hamilton, Ohio years ago. It demonstrates the artwork of a Lake George School horner, from the French … Continue reading

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Henry T. Horn’s Horn – 1779

This horn is beautifully carved with the owner’s name and date of 1779 within a large carved border of a scalloped design. It also has a wonderful large maze and near it, a sailing ship or sloop. Also carved is … Continue reading

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The Jacob Kugler Horn – Rev. War

SOLD The Jacob Kugler horn has some nice carving and lettering, exhibiting a nice untouched patina with a light amber color. It looks like there was more carving below the name, possibly a place and date, but it was on … Continue reading

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Large Fort Horn – F & I War

SOLD This horn displays many carvings consisting of a large fort with several cannons within the walled structure. There are also several large buildings with tall spires which could be the owners rendition of the Temple of Soloman.  Also on … Continue reading

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The Thomas White Horn – 1759 – 1760

This beautiful horn is boldly carved ” Thomas White His Horn ” with two dates, 1759 and 1760. The color is a pleasing light amber and it also has nice carving around the butt end consisting of pin pricked designs … Continue reading

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Pointed Tree Carver/Artist Horn

This horn was carved by the “Pointed Tree Carver” who’s trademark is the trees with their unique pointed tops. He also always incorporated the hunter shooting at a deer with dogs chasing and a plant growing from a pot or … Continue reading

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Early Raised Carved Horn – 17th or 18th Century

This horn is intricately carved in a raised, sculpted manner, showing a turtle, a serpent wrapping around the base, and what appears to be a building or temple of some sort. The pouring spout of the horn reveals a long … Continue reading

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Samuel Welsh – 1807

SOLD This is a large horn with nice honey colored patina. The neck is recessed, bordered with a saw tooth design and boldly signed just beneath ” Samuel Welsh  1807 “. The rest of the body of the horn is … Continue reading

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The Palmira Horn – 1807

SOLD This beautifully carved horn has red dye in the engraving, giving it a wonderful contrast to the honey patina. There is a town engraved with a flag flying ( American flag ) and labeled ” PALMIRA “.  Also on … Continue reading

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