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Powder Horn

1917.693 (RS5008)

Description

Engraved powder horn with recessed spout for metal tip (now missing), raised ring, scalloped throat, pierced lobe, and flat plug. Engraved images include vines, waves, and horse-like animal; one section has been scraped clean.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Inscriptions
Carved on plug: ""HA""
Material
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.693
Credit Line
Gift of Karl Maynard
GUSN
27550

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