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Powder Horn: The Helvetia, Swiss (F-49), Two Sides Depicted, with Vignettes of the Flag and Standard of Switzerland

Object Number: 
1907.36.445
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink, gray wash, collage, graphite, and gouache, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 15 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 39.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Ap. 1891 /Rufus A. Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in brown ink: "THE HELVETIA. / is a SWISS POWDER HORN...Ap. 1891. / Rufus A. Grider.", with 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