Powder Horn: Moses Chase (R-154), with Carving Unfurled, and a Vignette Scenes of a British Soldier's Cemetary, Massachusetts
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and blue and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 9/16 x 15 1/8 in. ( 29.4 x 38.4 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y. Bottom right: RA Grider 1896.
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y."; also signed inside vignette image; inscribed at upper right: "The MOSES CHASE.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "Graves of British Soldiers who fell / at CONCORD BRIDGE. Ap. 19th 1775"
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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