Scottish Priming Horn C.1650-1700


Made from a flattened ram's horn as Scots favored with acutely angled terminal carved as the mouth of a beast with ball finial spout. Rounded edges. The base with a transverse groove flanked by incised lines. Horn base piece scratched with "AB" owner's initials. Surface discolored with graining along the back. A few small worm tracks. Condition consistent with concealment in the roof thatch in defiance with the disarmament acts of 1716 and 1725.

Item ID: FNS3269

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Scottish Priming Horn C.1650-1700

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