Powder horn

Object Number: 
1983.8
Date: 
1776
Medium: 
Horn, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 13 in. ( 7 x 10.8 x 33 cm )
Description: 
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover over one end, with metal arch at the center encircled with metal studs, wood secured to horn with metal studs; horn incised with a ship, buildings and New York fort around the bottom; spout end ribbed in zig-zag pattern.
Gallery Label: 
This powder horn was made and used by Daniel Parke in New York City.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott-Lenox Fund
Provenance: 
Purchased from Guthman Americana, 1983
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group