Powder flask

Object Number: 
1943.373
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Brass, leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 7 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass, leather, iron, and cotton powder flask; pear-shaped brass body with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stitched brown leather cover with iron ring at bottom, flask stamped with hunting dog on both sides, with fence and tree in background.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this flask was used for hunting by the donor's father, John Jacob Winters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Garrett H. Winter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group