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Powder Horn: The Elef-Osol-Son, Scandinavian (F-15), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.419
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 15/16 x 11 7/8 in. ( 27.8 x 30.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider May26, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in black ink: "Rufus A. Grider May 26. 1889"; inscribed at lower right "The ELEF:OSOL.SON...Translation: / T. ELEF:OSOL.SON HAS CARVED THIS HORN 1662."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group