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Powder Horn: Charles Burret (R-150), with Printed Portrait Vignettes of Hessian Major General Riedesel and his Wife

Object Number: 
1907.36.327
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, collage, graphite, and gold, blue, and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. grider, Canajoharie N.Y. 1896.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1896."; inscribed at lower right: "The / CHARLES BURRET.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper center below vignettes: "Maj. Genl F. A. RIEDESEL & WIFE of the Hessian / Army..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group