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Powder Horn

Date:
1776
Culture:
Colonial American
Medium:
Horn (cow), wood, brass
Dimensions:
L. 13 3/16 in. (33.5 cm); Diam. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); Wt. 10.6 oz. (300.5 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories-Powder Horns
Credit Line:
The Collection of J. H. Grenville Gilbert, of Ware, Massachusetts, Gift of Mrs. Gilbert, 1937
Accession Number:
37.131.27
Not on view
This powder horn is engraved with a church and a sailing vessel.
Inscription: inscribed: 1776 / IOHN SMITH / SANBORN / IN Kennsin[gton]; inscribed: THE RODE TO CROW / N POYINT EDC; inscribed: J A P
Mrs. J. H. Grenville Gilbert, Ware, Massachusetts, until 1937
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