Louis Kossuth / Frigate Calabash












Circa 1850 Louis Kossuth / Huffsey Mississippi Frigate Calabash - McKearin GI-112

This calabash is heavily embossed, even on the bottom wrapping around the iron pontil scar. Listed as scarce by McKearin. The top is an applied taper. Marked down for a lip chip.

Embossed:  LOUIS KOSSUTH / (picture of Kossuth in top hat and uniform, within flags) / (picture of tall masted frigate) / U. S. STEAM FRIGATE / MISSISSIPPI / S. HUFFSEY // (base) P.H. DOFLEIN / MOULD MAKER / Nth 5t St 84

Height:  9 3/4" 

Condition: it has a 1/4" cork pry lip chip with 3/8" associated hairline. Otherwise, nice overall with no issues, just trace haze patches and spotty trace wear.

Reference Number:  KP9

Price: $94