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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Robert Nash, British
Patron: George IV, King of Great Britain, British, 1762–1830, ruled 1820–30

Prize Horn of the Society of Royal Kentish Bowmen

1790

Silver with silk

horn alone: 5 3/4 × 2 11/16 × 9 in. (14.6 × 6.8 × 22.9 cm), 8 oz., 14 dwt. (270 g)
mouthpiece: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
outlet: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Gift of Mrs. James B. Neale in memory of her husband James B. Neale, B.A. 1896
1948.192
Geography: 
Made in London, England
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Supposedly presented by George IV, when Prince of Wales, to his Master of the Hunt, or more likely to a member of the Society of Royal Kenith Bowmen, 1790 or shortly thereafter. Douglas Lorie, Palm Beach, Fla, by 1936; James B. Neale, February, 1936; Kath

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