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Powder Horn: John E.Van Eps (R-53), with Carving Unfurled, and Vignette Scene of the Battlefield at Oriskany, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.234
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.3 x 35.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center left: RA Grider Sept. 17th, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Sept. 17th 1887."; inscribed at lower right: "The VAN EPS…", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower left: "Scene on the ORISKANY Battlefield…"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group