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 polychrome French and Indian War horn is inscribed: "MR. IAMES, ROULSTONS" "PRESENT TO" "CAP'T, WILLIAM, WILTSE" The map portion of this horn, includes the following place names: "NIAGRA", "LAKE ONTERIO", "THE HUNDERT YLEANDS", "SWEGAGE", "LISLE AU GALOT", "SINT LORANCE RIVER", "MONTREAL", "THE 3: RIVIER", and "QUEBEC". A beautiful British Great Royal Seal, sailing ships, and the artist's signature pointed trees are engraved on the horn. The carver's usual hunter is pictured with his trusty hound, shooting his firelock at a stag. The horn has a nice stepped, turned hardwood plug, terminating in a brass knob. This plug is secured with brass pins. It has a working, applied brass charger that is screwed into the spout. There are two carved rings for a strap attachment. This horn measures 11 - 1/2 " overall. Condition: Very Good. This horn displays a nice, soft gold patina. Expected minor chips in horn rings below spout. There are minor period cracks where brass charger is attached. Two inches below the plug, there is a small, thumb sized indentation/crack that does not appear to go through the horn. Minor abrasions from use are also present.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $10,200.00
Estimate: $15,000 - $30,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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