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A Continental carved ivory powder horn**
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A Continental carved ivory powder horn**

PROBABLY GERMAN OR SWISS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A Continental carved ivory powder horn**
Probably German or Swiss, Late 19th Century
Depicting a deer hunt to one side, a coat-of-arms to the other, the finial as a stylised wild boar's head
8 in. (20.3 cm.) long
Provenance
Frank E. Bivens, Jr.
Literature
Dexter, F. Theodore, Half Century Scrapbook of Vari-type Firearms, Santa Monica, c.1960, illus, pl. 13, no.169, p.37
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