September 26, 2018 O'Connor's Americana Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/26/2018
This 18th Century powder horn is inscribed: "IACOB" "SLAGLE" "1768" "IACOB" "SLAGLE" "1768" "HE". The owner's name and date are engraved in a shield or cartouche, sprouting branches and tulips. The date is repeated in a grouping of hearts with the initials "HE". The owners name is also repeated in a secondary shield below a rifleman and his hound. There is what appears to be a fort and several animals, including deer, hounds, and a fearsome horse, chasing a fleeing man. This horn is fitted with a domed, hardwood plug fitted with an iron staple for strap attachment. The plug is secured with wooden and iron pins. There is scalloping carved at the beginning of the darker, recessed portion of the horn. The end of the recessed portion has a faceted spout tip. This horn measures ten (10) inches overall. Records show there was a John Jacob Slagle who served in the American Revolutionary War. Vol. 77 Lineage Book Natl Soc DAR, page 19, 20, & 21, indicates: "John Jacob Slagle (1751-1800) served as a private in the 13th Pennsylvania regiment. He was born in York County, Pa; died in Hampshire County, Va. (now W. Va.)". Condition: Very Good. With expected wear and good patina. There is a 1/2 inch hairline crack at the spout.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,200.00
Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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