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Bison Powder Horn - Tidepool and Tacks for Sale

Price: $380   (Shipping Included)

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A large bison powder horn from an old bull. Very sturdy physically, perfect for a large bore plains rifle. 

The large body is polished smooth. The horn has an usually solid spout and tip, which required removal to hollow it. The spout is tenoned back into the body and covered with a thick wet-fitted rawhide cover with an integral strap ring wrapped in sinew. The spout plug is turned from an old, rodent-chewed section of antler tip, secured with a braided sinew retaining strap.

The body is decorated with brass tacks in band and sun patterns.

The soft pine base plug has beautiful weathered graining that looks like waves on a beach. A forged iron staple is set to secure the strap.

The horn is 14.5” along the back curve from base to spout plug. The base is 3.75” in diameter.

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    Architecture and award-winning museum-quality custom handmade knives, edged weapons, powder horns, tomahawks, war clubs, jewelry, metal sculpture, cribbage boards, flint and obsidian knives, Japanese swords, menorahs, and more from Tucson, Arizona artist and architect Larry Gotkin.

    About Larry Gotkin
    Artist & Registered AZ Architect, Retired
    Tucson, Arizona
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    Unique Custom Handmade Items: acid etching, architecture, blades, candle holders, cheese slicers, clasps, cribbage boards, chess setscustom knives, daggers, desk knives, dirks, edged weapons (knives), edged weapons (tomahawks), flint knives, guns, hadseax, handmade knives, Japanese swords, jewelry, katanas, kitchen knives, knife bags, knives, menukis, metal sculpture, obsidian knives, powder horns, powder_horns, puukkos, sax, scramaseax, scramsax, scrimshaw, seax, seaxe, sgian dubhs, skeans, skinners, spears, sword bags, swords, tallit clips, tantos, tomahawks, wakizashis, war clubs, weapons (knives), weapons (tomahawks), weapons (war clubs), yoga pose meditation candles, yoga pose metal sculptures

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