A 17th century English silver-mounted Huntsman’s Horn.
A late 17th century English silver-mounted Huntsman’s Horn, the end mounts engraved: ‘Floreat virtute Cornu 1696‘ and ‘Cornu de Cornwell‘, the central band engraved with an armorial – argent, a fess sable between three posthorns sable below the motto ‘Cornu Saluti‘ – and with a Royal crown upon a pedestal below the motto ‘Floreat Cornu Corone‘.
Cornwell is a village near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.
Good with minor bruising and shrinkage. One silver lug with an old repair.
Width – 18.50 cm.