Powder Horn: The Van Antwerpen (FW-144), with Carving Unfurled and a Map Vignette of Albany, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.127
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite, with selective glazing on ivory paper
Marks: 
inscriptions: signed bottom center: Rufus A. Grider/ Dec.31, 1887
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower middle in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider / Dec. 31. 1887."; at right of vignette: "Bouwlands of Schenectady…"; at upper right of horn: "The Oldest / American Horn / yet found / R A Grider", followed by a brief rescription 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