Lot 632    

Stephen Temple Engraved Powder Horn Dated 1776,
2007, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria, May 2
16" length, raised relief rings and spout. Smooth throat and engrailed recessed edge. Elaborately engraved with animals and scenes of bounty having Stephen Temple and Roxbiar dated 1776., presumably Roxbury, Massachusetts, the epicenter of the Patriot movement following Lexington and Concord. Nothing could be found regarding Stephen Temple in 1776.

Provenance:  
Ex Nathan L. Swayze Collection


Condition:  
Horn has a rich dark mellow yellow look. Missing spout cap.
Sold: $7,475.00
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