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Powder Horn

1986.4 (RS5283)

Description

Green powder horn with geometric border at tip, rounded wood plug with remnants of yellow paint. Engraved images include naval battle and fortified city (Quebec), a whale, swags, and horse-like animals, and whaling scene.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1780
Inscriptions
Engraved on throat: ""Iesse Harding/ Jefse Harding 1768""
Material
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armaments; Armament Accessories
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
horn (animal material)
Horn, Powder
powder horns
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 1/4 (H), 3 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.4
Credit Line
Gift of Albert H. Cousins
GUSN
50579

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