Powder horn

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Postcard of Powder horn.
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Powder horn

This powder horn is said to have belonged to Sir George MacKenzie of Tarbet. It dates from around 1660.

The horn is engraved on this side with a hunting scene and the monogram 'SNRK'.

Sir George MacKenzie of Tarbet lived abroad until the Restoration in 1660. He was created Earl of Cromartie in 1703.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-835-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.LK 7
Date: 1650 - 1675
Around 1660
Dimensions: 370 mm L x 100 W x 45 D
What: Powderhorn
Subject: Powder-horns (NMAS Classification)
Description: Flattened powder-horn, engraved on one side with figures engaged in the chase, on the other with interlaced work and the monogram "SNRK", 1650 - 1675
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