Lot 17    

Early Carved Priming Powder Horn,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
fluted body with dovetailed horn strap at one side attached at plug end with woven sinew. Wooden plughole for removing powder with sinew braided strap attached with wooden peg.

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VG.
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