Authentic Antique, Revolutionary war period, American rifleman's powder horn, ca. 1770s-1780; made of a hollowed–out brown horn, with wooden domed carved base and turned brass mushroom finial, with its original suspensions robe, held in place with iron tags, and carved octagonal spout.
CONDITION: In its original unattached condition with a superb mellow old patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length included brass finial: 38.2 cm (15 in).
REFERENCES: For similar examples please see .1) Weapons of the American Revolution and accoutrements by Warner Moore.2) Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution by George C. Neumann.
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