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Powder Horn: The Nicholas (FW-90), with Carving Unfurled, and a Vignette Showing the Engraved Silver Cap of the Horn

Object Number: 
1907.36.78
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and black ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold and silver metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 14 in. ( 29.2 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed center left: Rufus A. Grider/ Canajoharie Feb. 25, 1888
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle left below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie Feb. 25. 1888."; inscribed at lower center: "The / NICHOLAS.", followed by 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