Horn, wood, metal
Overall: 3 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. ( 7.9 x 13.3 x 30.2 cm )
incised: near center: "IP 1759 / P.S.J. 1873"
Carved horn powder horn with wooden cover at one end with arched metal wire at the center; opposite end is beveled all around, spout has knob.
According to the accession record, this powder horn may have belonged to Israel Putnam (1718-1790), although powder horn scholar William Guthman doubts this assertion.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.