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Powder Horn: Sanford Earl (1812-12), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.348
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash, watercolor, gouache, graphite, and blue and silver metallic pigment, with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/8 x 15 1/16 in. ( 30.8 x 38.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider Canajoharie N.Y.April 16, 1896.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Canajoharie N.Y. April 16 1896."; inscribed at lower right: "THE / SANFORD EARL", 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