A CARVED IVORY POWDER HORN MUGHAL INDIA, CENTURY Of typical form, the narrow end linked to the wide body by a carved grotesque head with gaping mouth and pointed teeth, eyes and moustache fitted with black composition, silver attachment hoop high;
This artfully engraved powder horn belonging to the prominent Dr. of Dutchess County, New York, is a singular colonial artifact with a colorful history dating to the early part of the epic French and Indian War.
A brilliant gilt powder flask German, horn Caspar Spat . The finely detailed scenes suggest the flask was used by hunters . Made circa it boasts a curved fruitwood body, with both sides finely engraved and featuring blackened bone inlays.