Powder horn

Object Number: 
1937.1407b
Date: 
1780-1840
Medium: 
Horn, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 19 x 41.9 cm )
Marks: 
incised: across the center: "E. O.BRIAN"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn (cover end missing); horn carved with images of hunting, female figure lounging in exotic outdoor setting; spout end fluted at the neck, ribbed at the tip.
Gallery Label: 
According to powder horn collector C. Stanley Jacob, this powder horn may have been made in Australia; Jacob believes it was made by a sailor.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group