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Powder Horn: The Norwegian (F-14), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.418
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. ( 27.6 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center: Rufus A. Grider / July 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Rufus A. Grider / July 1889."; inscribed at upper right "The Norwegian", followed by a brief history and translations of the phrases carved into horn; lower right and left inscribed with explanations of the mythological and biblical scenes engraved
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group