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Powder Horn

1925.1 (RS5041)

Description

Engraved powder horn with faceted tip, molded throat, brass ring at plug end, flat wood plug. Engraved images include forts, cities, birds, dragon, and other animals.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1775
Inscriptions
Engraved throughout body: ""Jos-R""; ""W/FS""; ""PETER:LANMAN [or LANMON]""; ""SKANY""; ""ALBANY""; ""NY""; ""FE""; ""SB""; ""LG"".
Material
brass (alloy)
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12 1/4 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.1
Credit Line
Gift of J. Frederick Huntington
GUSN
30477

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