Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-27550

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

Descriptive Terms

powder horns
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Container, Armament
Flask, Ammunition
Horn, Powder
Horn, Powder

Inscription

Carved on plug: ""HA""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 (H), 3 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Karl Maynard

Accession Number

1917.693