Powder Horn: The Creamer (FW-140), with Carving Unfurled and a Landscape Vignette of Fort Rennsselaer, Canajoharie, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Overall: 10 x 12 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 31.1 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Sept 21, 1887/ by / RA Grider. Signed bottom right: RA Grider.
Inscribed and signed at lower left in brown ink: "nearly full / size say / 1 in less in lengh. / Sept. 21 1887. / by / RA Grider", also signed inside vignette image; inscribed at upper left: "The CREAMER POWDER HORN...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "A view of FORT Rennsselaer at Canajoharie..."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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