Priming horn

Object Number: 
1954.145bc
Date: 
1790-1850
Medium: 
Horn, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. ( 4.1 x 5.4 x 14.6 cm )
Description: 
Carved horn priming horn with wooden stopper in spout and wooden cover over opposite end; lipped spout.
Gallery Label: 
This priming horn was used by military artist John Ward Dunsmore as a prop for his paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Dorothy C. Barck
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group