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Two Powder Horns: Italian Powder Flask and Horn (F-12)

Object Number: 
1907.36.416
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, gouache, collage, brown ink, and graphite, with selective glazing on green paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 11/16 x 15 in. ( 27.1 x 38.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed bottom right and left: Procured by Mrs. Wm. G.Steel of Ilkley Yorkshire Dec, 1888
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "ITALIAN POWDER FLASK of the 16th Centuary[sic]...Dec. 1888.", with a brief history of the flask; at lower right: "ITALIAN POWDER HORN of the 16th Centuary[sic]...", followed by a brief history of 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