Painted Hunting horn

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Kristian of Flanders
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Painted Hunting horn

Postby Kristian of Flanders » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:12 am

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Hey,
 
I visited the old Saint John hospital in Bruges during the summer.
There I saw a 15th century painted hunting horn. Also called an Elephant.
Since my visit I am looking for more late medieval hunting horns that have been painted.
All the examples I have found so far are extensively decorated with carving.

Do you know of similar ivory hunting horns or can you give a lead to someone who knows more about these objects?



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