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Powder horn

Object Number: 
1952.322
Date: 
1775
Medium: 
Horn, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 15 in. ( 9.5 x 15.6 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
incised: along one side and around the top: "DANIEL MENTER HIS HORN / MADE IN ROXBURY 1775"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover at one end with finial carved in the form of a knotted rope; single rib carved at middle of spout end; horn incised with ships, a church, and the town of Boston during a seige.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group