Powder flask

Object Number: 
1951.327
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass, leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 x 1 in. ( 21.6 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: "AM FLASK & CAP CO."; body: "2 1/2/lbs"
Description: 
Brass, leather, and iron pear-shaped brass body with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stitched brown leather cover; stamped on both sides is hound walking in wooded background.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group