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Powder Horn, Horn, Metal, Etc., Spain, 1937



Dusting carved horn, metal. With registration and date. Spain, 1937. Container to store gunpowder formed from an animal horn (very possibly cattle) to which the tip has been cut and covered this area (with metal tacks), and equipped with some pieces to be able to carry it hanging on a cord or rope. It has been decorated, outside, with a carved composition, based on vegetal, geometric and zoomorphic elements (monsters, animals, human figure), under the inscription (“BIBA MIA / MO ANDRES Hernandez”) dated 1937." • Size: 8 x 20 x 8 cms.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.15 in. (8 cm)Width: 3.15 in. (8 cm)Depth: 7.88 in. (20 cm)
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Madrid, ES
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ZE2651stDibs: LU2951317527461

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    Ships From: Madrid, Spain
  • Return Policy

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