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Powder flask

Object Number: 
1929.2
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 11.1 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stamped on both sides with eagle perched atop cannon and cannonballs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of C.K. Johnson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group