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THE 'GOTTFRID WOLF' VERY FINE AND RARE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR POWDER HORN, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1755
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
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THE 'GOTTFRID WOLF' VERY FINE AND RARE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR POWDER HORN, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1755
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York

THE 'GOTTFRID WOLF' VERY FINE AND RARE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR POWDER HORN, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1755
inscribed GOTT FRID WOLF HIS HORN, depicting a town with a large ship in the harbor, with floral designs, two birds and a snake, retains a carved pine effigy head on the butt cap.  
Length 14 1/2 in.; 36.8 cm.
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Provenance

Jim Johnston, Golden Age Arms Co., Delaware, Ohio, September 2003;
Vogel Collection no. 732.

Literature

James R. Johnston, Accouterments Vol. III, (Delaware, OH: Golden Age Arms, 1990), p. 222.

Catalogue Note

This horn was made by Gottfried Wolf who was a member of the Katsbaan Church in Saugerties, New York.  His daughter Maria was baptized on April 19, 1768 (Olde Ulster: An Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 7, 1911, p. 379).

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York