Powder horn

  • Category:

    Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1730-1770

  • Materials:

    Horn; Wood; Iron

  • Techniques:

    Incised

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0595


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0595

Object Name

Powder horn

Category

Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1730-1770

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; ; "C * S" with serifs, engraved inside a heart
2. Inscription; Lower body at opening, near plug; "T * P H [A] R K E R [diamond]" in Gothic letters, engraved
3. Inscription; Wood plug; "A. T. R." with serifs, burned in

Subjects

Still life; Animals; Sporting pictures

Materials

Horn; Wood; Iron

Techniques

Incised

Dimensions (inches)

2.625 (H) , 11 (L) , 2.375 (W) , 7.875 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

6.668 (H) , 28 (L) , 6.033 (W) , 20.003 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Measurements at maximum. Diameter is overall.

Object Description

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