September 26, 2018 O'Connor's Americana Collection
Search By:
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/26/2018
This French and Indian War period horn is inscribed: "LVeS * SLIVer 1761". The main image engraved on this horn is a bastion with cannons firing and a large, unmarked flag. There are also four figures with weapons. One of these figures, carrying a musket with bayonet, is pictured escorting a dark figure who may be in distress. The other three figures are hunters, shooting a rabbit and stag. A possible Indian is carved seated under a bird and tree. A large vase with flowers, flanked by a male and female, decorates another portion of the horn. There is a serpentine border at the plug end. This horn is fitted with a pine plug with what appears to be its original staple. The plug is secured with several iron pins, a tack and a nail. There is an iron attachment for a strap on the two inch raised spout Condition: Fair, as described. There are several hairline cracks at the plug end, as well as a 3" split in the horn. There is also a small abrasion at the base of the spout.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,700.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,500
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
Email A Friend
Ask a Question
Have One To Sell

Auction Notepad


You may add/edit a note for this item or view the notepad:  

Submit    Delete     View all notepad items