Powder Horn: The Grenadier (FW-204), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.178
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and silver, gold, and blue metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 28.3 x 36.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider, Canajoharie N.Y. 1885
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. 1895"; inscribed at lower right: "The GRENADIER…", 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