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Powder Horn: Glen-Sanders (FW-138) with Vignettes of the Sanders House, Schenectady, New York; verso: fragmentary design for a crest

Object Number: 
1907.36.121
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper; graphite and black crayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 11 1/8 in. ( 28.3 x 28.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: RA Grider / July 21 1887. Top right: RA Grider
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at middle left in brown ink: "The GLEN SANDERS / POWDER HORN...RA Grider / July 2 1887.", with an extensive history of the horn and its owners; at middle right below vignette: "SANDERS HOUSE / at SCOTIA near / Schenectady NY..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group