Powder Horn: Mars and his Dogs (F-47)

Object Number: 
1907.36.443
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink and wash, gouache, graphite, and gold metallic pigment on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/16 x 10 3/16 in. ( 36 x 25.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed lower right: Skedth London 1890 by G. P. Gaskell artist/ in Watercolor by Rufus A. Grider/ Canajoharie N.Y./ 1890
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in gray ink: "Sk'd in London 1890...RA. Grider / Canajoharie / 1890."; inscribed at lower center in etiquette: "MARS and his Dogs."; below: "POWDER HORN made from the Antler of a Stag, in the 16th Century...", followed by 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