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Powder Horn: The D. Ertzberger (1812-9), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.345
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 13 5/8 in. ( 26 x 34.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed upper left: RA Grider Feb.25, 1888. Lower right: Canajoharie/ N,Y. 1888 RA Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "RA Grider Feb. 25. 1888.", also signed at lower right; inscribed at lower right: "The / ERTZBERGER", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group