Powder Horn

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1755-1775

GUSN

GUSN-30477

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Engraved throughout body: ""Jos-R""; ""W/FS""; ""PETER:LANMAN [or LANMON]""; ""SKANY""; ""ALBANY""; ""NY""; ""FE""; ""SB""; ""LG"".

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armaments; Armament Accessories

Dimensions

12 1/4 (H), 2 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of J. Frederick Huntington

Accession Number

1925.1