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 Revolutionary War horn is inscribed: "JARED HARRISON'S Pdr HORN" "The Glorious AEra Independence" "July ye 4th A.D. 1776". This decorated horn includes an image of a mitre capped soldier who could be American or British, a musket and sword. There are also fish of different sizes, a three masted ship, and what appears to be fort and ten triangular shapes. Various other designs are present. There is very nice scalloping at the end of the raised portion of the horn, where it meets the darker, recessed portion. This horn terminates in a brass cap at the throat. The horn measures 11 - 1/2 inches overall. There is a Captain Jared Harrison from Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, born in 1749, who served in the Revolutionary War. Condition: Very Good, as described. This horn may have been modified for use as a hunting horn and is missing its wood butt plug. There are two 3/8" pewter plugs on the back side. Chipping is also present on the ring below the brass sleeve at the spout.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,300.00
Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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