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Powder Horn Identified to Stephen Parks of Concord, Massachusetts

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Powder Horn Identified to Stephen Parks of Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1745, horn with a recessed pine plug, paper label marked "FAB, yer/STEPHEN/PARKS OF/CONcD : MAs/1745," covered with a piece of glass and a pine ring, with carved spout and stopper, overall lg. 19 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ed Charol collection; George C. Neumann collection to the present owner.

Literature: Illustrated and described in George C. Neumann, Battle Weapons of the American Revolution (Scurlock; Texarkana, TX, 1998), p. 30, fig. 2.

Note: Stephen Parks was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on April 21, 1721. In 1754 that part of Concord became the new town of Lincoln.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Horn is in very good condition with some fading on the bottom of the paper label.


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

Stephen Parks, George C. Neumann, Lincoln, Texarkana, Concord, Massachusetts, Scurlock, Transcendentalism