Powder horn

Object Number: 
1925.118ab
Date: 
1756
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 5 x 14 1/4 in. ( 8.6 x 12.7 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
incised: across one side: "ROBERT LOYD / HIS HORN OSWEGO / JUNE 21 / 1756"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover at one end with wire loop below, spout end with carved ribs and wooden stopper; horn incised with views of a fort, a map and a ship.
Gallery Label: 
The object card for this powder horn suggests that it may be a fake.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nellie M. Lloyd Roessler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group