19th century Union Virginia powder horn with scrimshaw decoration including a female standing and waving the American flag, fishing vignette with poles, basket and fish in water, a hunting vignette with American Flag shield, gun, dear head, powder bag and whiskey jug and a vignette depicting love birds resting in a swag style nest suspended by flowers. Signed and dated around the plug hole "Chantilly, VA/June 5th, 1863". 13" L. Provenance: Originally part of the John S. Laidacker Collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with old patina, very slight general surface wear.
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