The decoration was made by scratching a hot needle into the horn. Beakers of this kind were cheap, light, and washable, their translucency highlighting the decoration.

4 Horn Beakers 1800-1850 © Compton Verney

Horn Beaker 1800-1850 © Compton Verney

Horn Beaker 1800-1850 © Compton Verney

Horn Beaker 1800-1850 © Compton Verney

Horn Beaker 1800-1850 © Compton Verney

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