Early 19th C greasing horn

Side view of a grease horn showing the metal hook. Side view of a grease horn showing the delamination at the tip. Side view of a grease horn showing the rough surface. Side view of a grease horn showing the rough surface. Side view of a grease horn showing the metal hook. Side view of a grease horn showing the delamination at the tip.
Side view of a grease horn showing the metal hook. Side view of a grease horn showing the delamination at the tip. Side view of a grease horn showing the rough surface. Side view of a grease horn showing the rough surface. Side view of a grease horn showing the metal hook. Side view of a grease horn showing the delamination at the tip.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 440
Country
Date
1800 - 1850

Description

An early 19th century greasing horn, roughtly finished with a sturdy metal hook riveted to the top open rim, which probably allowed it to be hung on the axel of a cart. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
Dimensions
Length
300mm
Diameter
70mm
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal hook
Colour