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Three Powder Horns: German and French Stag Antler Horns (F-25, 26, 27)

Object Number: 
1907.36.424
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Gouache, black ink and wash, watercolor, brown ink, and graphite, with heavy glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 7/8 x 13 in. ( 37.8 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Canajoharie N.Y.. Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider/ 6th Nov. 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed along lower edge in brown ink: "Canajoharie N.Y. Rufus A Grider / 6th Nov. 1890."; inscribed at middle left: "STAG'S HORN. IRON MOUNTED. AD 1550....MADE IN GERMANY."; at middle right: "STAG'S HORN. MADE IN GERMANY..."; at lower center: "MADE IN FRANCE. / SAMSON KILLING THE / LION..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group