Buffalo horn powder flask or calling horn with elaborate carved or engraved decoration of hunting motifs including a man with rifle on horseback with hunting dogs at his side, rabbit, deer, frog, birds, and other animals. Engraved "H.G. Kittrell Mt. Pleasant" with additional engraving that appears to read 10AO. 10" L. Together with a small plain horn, 4 3/4" L. Late 19th/early 20th century. Note: Mt. Pleasant, Tenn. is located in Maury County. A Hinton Greene Kittrell (1845-1904) of Maury County served in the Confederate Army (19th Tennessee Cavalry, ref. Tennessee Confederate Pensions, #W10612). His son, H.G. Kittrell Jr. (1888-1937), was in the banking business and a cashier for Brushy Mountain State Prison. CONDITION: Large horn has a small hole (1/8", appears drilled) near bottom edge. Light wear, retains old dry leather strap. Small Horn has several small chips at ends.
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