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Powder Horn: The Saxon Powder Horn, Christian II of Saxony (F-39)

Object Number: 
1907.36.435
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Graphite, watercolor, gouache, and gold, silver, and copper metallic pigments on paper laid on heavy beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 27 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Rufus A. Grider/ of Canajoharie N.Y.1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in white gouache: "Rufus A. Grider / Canajoharie / N.Y. 1891"; signed and inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "The SAXON. This fine POWDER HORN is / made of IVORY...R.A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y. / in 1890."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group