Powder flask

Object Number: 
1946.90
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Brass, leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 3 1/8 x 1 in. ( 22.9 x 7.9 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: mouthpiece: ; "1 1/4/1"
Description: 
Brass, leather, iron, and cotton powder flask; pear-shaped with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stamped on both sides is hound walking through wooded background; stitched brown leather cover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Tilden Grover
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group