Three horn cups, one horn pap boat/spoon and two pewter paps (initialized and dated 1795).
All in excellent cosmetic condition, the horn cups ranging in size from 6 cm. (2) to 11 cm. tall. Diameters 5 and 6 cm. respectively.
The horn pap boat/spoon/scoop is 15 x 8 cm. and the two wonderful pewter pap boats are 12 x 5 cm. both initialed F.H. with one being dated 1795 with obscured (from use) hallmarks in the bottom of both. These are identical in form.
No chips or damage to any of the horn items and the darker cup having wonderful end horn grain and colour.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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