Powder horn

Object Number: 
1941.1181
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 12.1 x 32.4 cm )
Description: 
Powder horn with wooden cover over one end, with metal ring at the center; lip carved at spout end.
Gallery Label: 
This powder horn was used by the military artist John Ward Dunsmore as a prop in some of his paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group