A Great Folk-Art Carved Powder Horn
Guns International #: 100367365 Seller's Inventory #: 18452
Category: Accessories - American - Reloading Equipment and Tools - Antique
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Company: Down East Antiques - Joe Salter
Member Since: 9/10/10
First Name: Garrick-March-Jim-Joe
Last Name: Salter
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Phone: (603) 732-4000
Fax: (603) 732-4200
Number of Active Listings: 769
Total Number of Listings: 13633
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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Payment Types Accepted: Personal Checks, Visa, Master Card, Discover with NO CREDIT CARD FEES!
This horn is 19" overall with a cork butt 3 1/2". The horn is of a size that would indicate its use as a supply horn. The horn bears the name John Hardel dated 1851. This piece shows a great patina and color. The carver showed various scenes including house with a woman waiting, seal, sailing ship, mermaid, various birds, various fish and animals and an interpretation of a sea-horse. This piece is in above average condition with a great eye-appeal. The original plug is with this piece. This piece suggests the use aboard an offshore sealer or possibly a crew member of a whaler. The name HOKE is also carved on the piece. This is an excellent plus display horn, original and with a wonderful aged patina.