Powder horn

Object Number: 
1935.97
Date: 
1730-1790
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 x 10 in. ( 7.6 x 10.2 x 25.4 cm )
Marks: 
incised: near bottom: "JOHN COON / HIS HORN / 17(?)0"
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover over one end, with 2 metal nails at the center (leather remaining beneath one nail); horn incised with towns in Pennsylvania and New York (not geographically accurate); spout end ribbed near the end.
Gallery Label: 
This horn is listed in "Powder Horns, Their History and Use" by Rufus A. Grider in the journal, The Bulletin (vol. XV, p. 20).
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group