Antique Object: Horn

When choosing antique accessories, selecting something with reliable style is always a safe place to begin. Horn has been considered a chic accessory for at least several hundred years. Reproduction horn is easy to come by these days, but the patina and quality of antique horn is worth the investment. With variegated coloring in neutral shades, horn effortlessly fits into a range of styles. Men and women alike tend to appreciate horn, and because it comes in so many forms, there is likely something for everyone. Here are some examples of antique horn accessories that would complement any home:

Set of six late-19th-century English horn cups. This type of cup was used by English gentry before hunting.

Set of six late-19th-century English horn cups. This type of cup was used by English gentry before hunting.

Antique American Stag Horn Corkscrew with Sterling Silver Mounts

Antique American Stag Horn Corkscrew with Sterling Silver Mounts

Hurge Horn & Antler magnifying glass with brass surround. Black rubber inlay surrounding glass.

Hurge Horn & Antler magnifying glass with brass surround. Black rubber inlay surrounding glass.

19th Century English Victorian Horn Tumbler or Cup

19th Century English Victorian Horn Tumbler or Cup

19th century horn box

19th century horn box

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