Powder horn

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Object Name: 
Powder horn
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.4.124
Dimensions: 
L: 32 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of Martha J. Herpst
Primary Description: 
Amber non-lead glass; blown. Horn-shaped with plain neck tooled into two bulbous sections; applied ring below lower section, body curved; tooled solid knob at end with broken pontil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Herpst Estate, Martha J., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American Blown Glass and Bottles. Collection of... Crawford Wettlaufer (1972-09-22) #303;