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Lot 27

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Lot Number: 27

Description: 1897 Powder horn with baseball incised decoration. Large 17" long powder horn with incised decoration throughout including a wonderful rendering of a uniformed 19th century baseball player standing with bat (almost 5" tall). Additional d├ęcor includes sailing ship, horses, parrot, lion, leopards, and other birds. Select detail painted in red with wooden end cap and brass brads intact. Quite possibly the only baseball decorated example of this popular 19th century folk art medium. Exhibited: "The Perfect Game", American Folk Art Museum New York: EX

Estimated Price Range: ($1,500-$3,000)

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