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 rare Havana map horn is inscribed: "MIC HAEL" "MEZG ER" "1762" "ABNER * DAWES" "FRANCKFORT". This well executed polychrome horn is engraved with the owner's name and date in a heart cartouche. The names "Abner Dawes" and "Franckfort" are engraved in banners near two detailed depictions of a cities. There are also large ships flying flags, a town, forts, a rifleman, birds, tulips and assorted foliage included among the decoration on this horn. There is well executed, large scalloping at the beginning of darker, faceted, recessed portion of this horn. There is a scalloped and decorated ring that is now the tip of the spout. This horn measures 10" overall. Walter was "fairly certain that this is a Siege of Havana horn". Condition: Very Good, as found. It may have been modified to be used as a hunting horn, and therefore is missing the plug. The end of spout is also missing.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,000.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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