May 29, 2010

Fench & Indian War powder Horn

This F&I War style powder horn measures 15" on the outside curve and measures 2-3/8" in diameter at the butt end. The body of this horn is an aged yellowish brown with some details polychromed in red. The buttplug is pinned with 8 hardwood pegs. It has a 3-1/2" long bottle neck shaped throat that terminates in a 1-1/2" long octagon spout section. The tapered spout hole accepts a rosewood violin spout plug. It is a right side carry horn and is initialed and dated.