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 historic horn is engraved: "GREAT BRTIAIN'S WEALtH & gLORy" "John WaLken". Near the spout end are twelve engraved crests, signifying the London trade guilds: the Worshipful Companies of Grocers, Drapers, Mercers, Fishmongers, Merchant Taylors, Haberdashers, Frommongers, Vinters, Salters, Skinners, Clothmakers and Goldsmiths. London's crest is engraved above a cityscape. Also pictured is a mermaid, an angel on a pedestal, ships and impressive architecture. The spout is of a vase and ring design with a 1/4" silver band. The horn is faceted below the ring on the spout. At the flat, hardwood plug, there is another 1/4 " silver band. There is also a patinated brass ring attached to the plug. The horn measures 12" overall. Walter attributed this horn to the skilled hand of The Master Carver. Walter attributed only nineteen horns to this hand. Condition: Very Good, as described. The spout is chipped in several places and has a 1" hairline crack.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $15,000 - $30,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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