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American Engraved Powder Horns

John Sanderson Du Mont

American Engraved Powder Horns

The Golden Age, 1755/1783

by John Sanderson Du Mont

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Published by Phoenix Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catalogs,
  • History,
  • Powder flasks,
  • Bone carving,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8323739M
    ISBN 100914016571
    ISBN 109780914016571
    OCLC/WorldCa4496923

    *** This is amongst the most challenging area of Kentucky Rifle Fine Art. Identifying an original horn from a contemprary reproduction (Copy or imitation is the highest of complimments!!) or a fake (An old plain horn that has been carved or scrimmed for the explicit purpose to deceive or misrepresent it age Horns often sell for Thousands of Dollars). Billy Griner hanging out at Dixon's Gunmakers Fair. I grew up in southwest Georgia on a working farm. Most of my free time was spent with my grandfather receiving instruction in several fields of study including agriculture (both cultivation of crops and livestock management), hunting and .

    Undated, but of the 's. The horn has a short extended lobe with one hole for a carrying strap and a modest vase shaped spout. It is also fitted with a flat, wooden plug. Overall, this curved horn measures 14 -1/2 " overall. For another similar example, see plate 83 of John DuMont's book . Engraved powder horns from the American Revolution in the Concord Museum. Royal Navy powder horn with engraving. Carved German powder horn, c A powder horn was a container for gunpowder, and was generally created from cow, ox or buffalo horn.

    The Powder Alarm was a major popular reaction to the removal of gunpowder from a magazine by British soldiers under orders from General Thomas Gage, royal governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, on September 1, In response to this action, amid rumors that blood had been shed, alarm spread through the countryside to Connecticut and beyond, and American Patriots sprang into action Location: Boston area, 42°24′″N 71°6′″W . American Engraved Powder Horns, the Golden Age by John S. duMont Book Description: Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, New Hampshire, Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. No Jacket, color cover. Limited. An excellent copy. Publisher's copy, printed with first limited edition printing, number , signed by the author.


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American Engraved Powder Horns by John Sanderson Du Mont Download PDF EPUB FB2

American engraved powder horns; a study based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert collection, by Stephen V Grancsay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The best book on engraved powder horns. But I've got to wonder why someone would pay these ridiculous prices ($$!!!) for this book when it can bought for $ BRAND NEW, hardcover, from a number of sources.5/5(5).

American Engraved Powder Horns, a study based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert Collection (a new printing) [GRANCSAY, Stephen V.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. American Engraved Powder Horns, a study based on the J.H. Grenville Gilbert Collection (a new printing)Author: Stephen V.

GRANCSAY. An essay on American engraved powder horns and a résumé of the Gilbert collection precede the catalogue, which consists of detailed descriptions of the individual pieces and notes of genealogical or historical interest. This catalogue deals primarily with the collection of American powder horns and primers formed by J.

Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, and generously presented to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in An essay on American engraved powder horns and a résumé of the Gilbert collection precede the catalogue, which consists of detailed descriptions of the individual pieces and notes.

Powder horns and flasks have been in use since the early 15th century to carry the black powder necessary in the use of firearms. Whether made from ox or cow horns or from wood and iron, power horns and flasks had to not only hold American Powder Horn, - Engraved -“Jonak Gross His Horn/Made at RIGH.

This is a buffalo (American bison) powder horn engraved in the general style of George Catlin or at least inspired by his line art. The finger-woven strap was made by Dennis Maness. He is a fellow member of The Lafayette Long Rifles.

This is a Revolutionary War Style “Folk Art” powder horn. It was made as a tribute to Burwell Thompson. This catalogue deals primarily with the collection of American powder horns and primers formed by J. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, and generously presented to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in An essay on American engraved powder horns and a résumé of the Gilbert collection precede the catalogue, which consists of.

Carried by huntsman, soldier and explorer alike, the powder horn is an original American art form. They would vary from crude carvings to elegant scrimshaw, depicting scenes from nature, maps, battles, verse and history.

The horns displayed on this site are from the private collection of Rich Nardi as well as all of the other items displayed here. The horn has a short extended lobe with two holes for a carrying strap and a modest vase shaped spout.

It is also fitted with a flat, wooden plug. The plug is secured with three wooden pins. Overall, this horn measures 10 " overall. This horn is pictured on plate 83 of John DuMont's book "American Engraved Powder Horns".

For another powder horn inscribed Kookstown and dated 14 days later. For another powder horn inscribed Kookstown and dated 14 days later, see page of "Accouterments III" by James R.

Johnston. This horn and the example in the book are clearly done by the same hand and use the same lettering and vine and flower decoration. Dixon's Raffle Set.

This pouch and horn set was raffled off at Dixons in The pouch was patterned after an original and made by Frank Willis.

SOLD. This beautifully carved horn has red dye in the engraving, giving it a wonderful contrast to the honey patina. There is a town engraved with a flag flying (American flag) and labeled ” PALMIRA “.

Also on the side of the town is a large carving of a man and to the left of the town is the date,under a cloud like panel containing a set of initials.

Get this from a library. American engraved powder horns: the golden age, [John S Du Mont]. Cover title: American powder horns. "A check list of American engraved powder horns": p. Description: viii, 96 pages including frontispiece (portrait) illustrations (including map) XLVII plates on 24 leaves 33 cm: Responsibility: by Stephen V.

Grancsay, curator of arms and armor. American Engraved Powder Horns: The Golden Age, / Author duMont, John Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Fine Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Phoenix, Place of Publication Canaan, Nh Date published Bookseller catalogs ORDNANCE / SMALL ARMS; List 89;Author: Dumont, John.

The very powder horns that often played a part in answering that question may be seen in the J. Grenville Gilbert Collection of American powder horns now on exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum.

Here are horns of heroes of the French and Indian War and of the American Revolution and most of them are engraved with the soldier’s name, a. Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms, 2nd Ed. Flayderman, Norman: Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms, 3rd Ed.

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Flayderman, Norman: One of the most fascinating cartographic formats represented in the Library’s holdings is a collection of eight powder horns inscribed with maps, dating from the time of the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. Powder Horn – Scrimshaw Engraved.

Powder Horn Scrimshaw Engraved This Powder Horn Scrimshaw Engraved features compass directions, some leaf sprigs and the words 'Ye 9 September '.

You will also find a nice bordered area where you can add your name or the name of your regiment. This horn has a nice curve in it. It is a nice light color. Title and Author/Editor: American Engraved Powder Horns: A Study Based on the J.

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