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Rare 18th Century English Antique Poker-Work Decorated Horn Gun Powder Scoop Dated 1785 and Bearing an Inscription

  • Reference : 5152
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Length approx 16"
  • Price : £545


A charming folk-art decorated English antique gun powder scoop dating back to the 18th Century and dated 1785.

Decorated with poker work

Bearing the inscription: "If love and virtue in a woman be and if she wants a husband let her come to me". "Richard Walls, Maker?, Milby, Grand Owner 1785".

Milby is a town located in Warwickshire, England.

It is more than likely that this was originally made as a gun powder horn however then recycled to make a gun powder scoop!

Condition - as per images.

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