Powder Horn: The Creamer (FW-140), with Carving Unfurled and a Landscape Vignette of Fort Rennsselaer, Canajoharie, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.123
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 12 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 31.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Sept 21, 1887/ by / RA Grider. Signed bottom right: RA Grider.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in brown ink: "nearly full / size say / 1 in less in lengh. / Sept. 21 1887. / by / RA Grider", also signed inside vignette image; inscribed at upper left: "The CREAMER POWDER HORN...", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower right below vignette: "A view of FORT Rennsselaer at Canajoharie..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group