Powder Horn: The Boar's Tooth, German, with Chain (F-53)

Object Number: 
1907.36.449
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, graphite, gouache, and silver metallic pigment, with selective glazing on paper laid on heavy beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 8 7/8 in. ( 17.8 x 22.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: Rufus A. Grider/ Canajoharie/ N.Y. Feb. 1891
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right inside image in white gouache: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie / N.Y. / Feb. 1891."; inscribed at lower center in black ink: "The 'BOAR'S TOOTH' was made from the fang of / a Wild Boar...", followed by a brief history of the horn
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group