Powder Horn: The Triangular Flask (F-36), Three Sides Depicted, with Relief Images of Diana, Minerva, and Mercury

Object Number: 
1907.36.432
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 15 7/16 in. ( 28.3 x 39.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed center right: drawn by him for the use of R. A. Grider of Canajoharie N.Y./ Mar. 1891.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at middle right in gray wash: "A TRIANGULAR / shaped Bone / POWDER FLASK...RA. Grider of / Canajoharie N.Y / Mar 1891."; inscribed at upper left: "DIANA / THE / GODDESS..."; at middle left: "MINERVA..."; at lower left: "MERCURY...", each followed by a brief description of the Roman mythology
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group