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Powder horn

Powder horn
Powder horn
Title
Powder horn
Date 
1780-1850
Medium 
Staghorn (antler)
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 15.9 x 27.3 cm )
Description 
Branched horn powder horn with screw-in stopper; horn incised with geometric designs and stags; carved horn ring at center of neck.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1486ab
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group