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Powder Horn: The Pickelata (FW-70), with Carving Unfurled that Depicts New York City in 1765

Object Number: 
1907.36.64
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and green and gold metallic pigment with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 15 5/16 in. ( 30.2 x 38.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie N.Y. 1893
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at middle right below powder horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie / N.Y.1893."; inscribed at lower right: "PICKELATA", 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