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Horn Powder Flask and Painted Tin Flask

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1143
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Horn Powder Flask and Painted Tin Flask, c. early 19th century, horn powder flask carved with foliate designs and "R H," and a tinned iron militia flask with stars, "HRG," and an eagle painted on.
Estimate $400-600

Horn has a small chip on the base at one side, flask has some paint loss but is in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Containers, Flask, Gunpowder, Horn, Matter, Nature, Powder flask, Technology, Tin