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Powder Horn: Josiah Bentun (FW-119), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.102
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and copper and green metallic pigment with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 13 7/16 in. ( 25.4 x 34.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed right center: RA Grider Sept. 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at left of center in brown ink below powder horn: "RA Grider Sep.1888"; inscribed at middle right: "The / BENTUN.", with a brief history of the horn; at lower center: "This horn and another known as No. [blank space] of this collection were evidently engraved by the / same hand..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group