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Powder Horn: Joseph Affner (1812-3), with Carving Unfurled, and a Key to the Naval Vessels Depicted on the Horn

Object Number: 
1907.36.339
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, brown ink, watercolor, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 11 in. ( 34.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider July 20/1889.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA. Grider July 20 1889."; inscribed at lower right: "The AFFNER.", followed by a brief history of the horn and a key to the naval vessels depicted by the carving
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group