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This horn features a silver charger on its nicely turned spout, which is complete and in functional condition. This charger consists of a silver spout sheath which holds a leaf spring thumb leaver and cap. It is hallmarked with "IM" in a sunken, rectangular cartouche, possibly identifying it as the work of one of the Moulton Family of silversmiths, who worked in Massachusetts during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The wooden, domed plug has a thin lip where it meets the horn. This plug is secured with brass pins. This horn measures 10 - 1/2 " overall.
Condition: The silver has a mellow patina. The domed butt plug has a 1 - 1/4 " crack and extensive crazing in the finish. Additionally, there are some slight indentations caused by insects.Condition:Dimensions:

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Silver Mounted Powder Horn Hallmarked "IM".

Estimate $1,500 - $3,000Sep 26, 2018