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Powder Horn: The Savior's Passion (F-35), with Carving Unfurled

Object Number: 
1907.36.431
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, watercolor, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 11 in. ( 39.4 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom: Drawn by G. P. Gaskell of London in 1890 for Rufus A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower center in gray wash: "THE SAVIOR'S PASSION. / This Unique & highly interesting POWDER HORN is made of IVORY...Rufus A Grider of Canajoharie NY", with a key describing the six biblical scenes depicting the betrayal and crucifixion of Christ engraved on 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