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Powderhorn

Object Number: 
1927.70
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 x 7/8 in. ( 12.1 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Brass and iron powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged iron lever on side; stamped with shell design on both sides.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter Lispenard Suydam
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group