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Two Powder Horns: The Jeweled Ivory Horns of John George II of Saxony (F-33, 34)

Two Powder Horns: The Jeweled Ivory Horns of John George II of Saxony (F-33, 34)
Title
Two Powder Horns: The Jeweled Ivory Horns of John George II of Saxony (F-33, 34)
Date 
1891
Medium 
Gouache, watercolor, gray wash, graphite, and gold metallic pigment on beige paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 x 14 7/8 in. ( 33 x 37.8 cm )
Description 
Military
Credit Line 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Object Number 
1907.36.430
Marks 
inscriptions: Signed center right: Rufus A. Grider / canajoharie N.Y./ 1891
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at middle right inside image in white gouache: "Rufus A Grider / Canajoharie NY / 1891."; inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "The JOHN GEORGE Iid of SAXONY, Ger'y.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at lower left: "2 POWDER HORNS which came into / posession in 1658 of JOHN GEORGE II / of SAXONY..."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group