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Powder Flask with Spanner, Primer, and Bullet Compartment

Powder Flask with Spanner, Primer, and Bullet Compartment

The relief decoration on the front includes hunting scenes. The engraving on the back shows the coat of arms of the Bavarian nobleman Hans Albrecht von Closen. Augsburg or Nuremberg

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

possibly Nuremberg

Powder Flask
Design for a Powder Flask

Design for a Powder Flask

Powder flask decorated with an all over pattern of strapwork. In the middle of the design Athena is shown as a victory goddess holding a palm branch. Two angels hold up a laurel wreath above her head. She is fl... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The decoration of the front panel combines motifs from French and Flemish ornament prints. The figure in the central oval represents Mars or another personification of war.

Powder Flask of Jacques de Silly (1513–1571)

Powder Flask of Jacques de Silly (1513–1571)

The consummate works of an anonymous French artist, this flask and another in the Metropolitan Museum's collection (acc. no. 2014.191) are made of polished antler, and expertly carved at the front. Whereas one ... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The consummate works of an anonymous French artist, this flask and another in the Metropolitan Museum's collection (acc. no. 14.25.1491) are made of polished antler, and expertly carved at the front. Whereas th... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The only known example of its kind, this flask is constructed of a wooden core, which is overlaid with a copper-alloy sheet that was chased in low relief, in the same manner as the stocks of a small group of fi... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The finely carved scenes represent hunters and horsemen. Given its quality and materials, this flask must have been made to accompany a lavishly decorated hunting rifle (for example, acc. nos. 28.125 and 42.50.8).

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

Designed to hold gunpowder, this flask, shaped like a nautilus shell, is made of wood, covered with a marbled pattern of blue and black lacquer, and bordered by delicate floral designs in gold. The skill and so... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The horn is carved with a figure of Saint Hubert, patron of hunters. Jeremias Ritter (German, recorded 1605–46) Nuremberg

Box of Face Powder and Hair Ties; Specialities of Shimomura in Ryogaecho

Box of Face Powder and Hair Ties; Specialities of Shimomura in Ryogaec...

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

This flask combines several techniques for working ivory. The main surfaces are lathe-turned in concentric circles, the center carved in low relief, and the edges carved in high relief with hunters and their prey.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of New York from New York to the St. Lawrence River which includes small views of New York, Albany, and other towns. New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with maps of the Atlantic coast and the Hudson, Mohawk, and St. Lawrence rivers. It is decorated with the royal coat of arms of Great Britain, a peacock and a compass.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of Boston and the surrounding area. Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Massachussets

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of the Hudson River Valley and the royal arms of Great Britain. New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

Albany, New York

Priming Flask, Powder Measure, and Suspension Cords

Priming Flask, Powder Measure, and Suspension Cords

The tools and accessories necessary for firing and maintaining a firearm were often made of the same materials. These luxuriously decorated accessories originally accompanied coral-inlaid firearms of the type e... more

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

New York; New York, New York

Powder horn

Powder horn

Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756)

Inlaid Powder Horn

Inlaid Powder Horn

A powder horn, which typically was made of cow or buffalo horn, refers to any personal container that was used for gunpowder. This flask is made of wood, but shaped to resemble a nautilus shell. The floral deco... more

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

Cano worked for the Spanish kings Felipe V and Felipe VI. He was appointed royal gunsmith in 1749. Joseph Cano (Spanish, Madrid, documented 1733–died 1751) Madrid

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This horn is one of the earliest dated American engraved powder horns in existence. It is engraved with the owner's name, Asa Hapgood, of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of the forts in the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys from Albany to the Great Lakes. It is also decorated with the royal arms of Great Britain. New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of the Middle Cherokee towns (the present county of Macon, North Carolina). It is decorated with scenes of men dueling and hunting, and also the royal arms of Great Brita... more

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is decorated with a dragon, among other animals and birds. Ticonderoga, New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

A powder horn, a container usually made from an animal horn, is used for carrying gunpowder. This example is engraved with the owner's name, Peter Myer; the British coat of arms, and a map of the forts in the H... more

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

One of the most prolific horn carvers, Jacob Gay is thought to have relocated from Nova Scotia to New England in about 1755, settling in New Hampshire. This horn is engraved with a map of the Hudson Valley and ... more

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

Lunenburg, Massachusetts

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with views of Fort Ticonderoga, New York, and the name of the owner, Amos Powers. Fort Ticonderoga, New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with views of Saint Paul's Church and Fort Solom (?).

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with two masted ships.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with pictorial maps of portions of New York and Canada, St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and the royal arms of Great Britain. Fort Stanwix, Rome, New York; New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a view of the town of St. Augustine, Florida. It is also decorated with the royal arms of Great Britain. St. Augustine, Florida; St. Augustine, Florida

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of forts and cities along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and the arms of Great Britain. New York

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

Joseph Cram Hampton Falls, New Hampshire

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a view of Havana, Cuba, which was captured by British forces in 1762. Matanzas, Matanzas; Havana, La Habana

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a view of Havana. Peter Robinson St. Augustine, Florida; Havana, La Habana

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is decorated with a three-masted man-of-war, sharks, palm trees, and fortifications. Roxbury, Massachusetts

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map of Boston, a gun and a running animal among others. Concord, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a map showing Boston, Cambridge, and Watertown, on the Charles River. Old Boston, Cambridge, Watertown, Massachusetts; Massachussets

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a church and a sailing vessel.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

The style of engraving on this horn suggests that it was made by a Penobscot Indian, possibly for a Massachusetts soldier during the Penobscot expedition of 1779–80.

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

This powder horn is engraved with a three-masted man-of-war, a fish, a mariner's compass, a gun carriage, the sun, the stars and mermaids among other images.

Powder Horn and Wampum Shoulder Belt

Powder Horn and Wampum Shoulder Belt

Charleston, South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina

Powder Flask

Powder Flask

The central figure, possibly the goddess of the hunt Diana or a representation of Fame, is surrounded by scenes of hunters pursuing game on foot and horseback. The use of ivory and the style of the ornament emu... more

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

An inscription on this powder horn identifies its owner and probable maker as Benito Pérez Gómez. Dated 1809, the horn is crudely engraved with skirmishing soldiers, including one holding a musket and another o... more

Teabowl and Powder Cake in a Tube

Teabowl and Powder Cake in a Tube

Sunayama Gosei (Japanese, 18th–19th century)