William G. Moseley Powder Horn



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William G. Moseley Powder Horn

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William G. Moseley Powder Horn

Content Description: 

Horn, Powder. Small powder horn, either for a pistol or as a priming horn for a rifle. Carved from a small cow horn, the lower half is a cream color, then changing to a brown-black color about halfway to the tip. Has a 3/16" hole in tip for pouring in powder. Base of horn has a dark reddish-brown wood oval plug attached with small brass brads around the edge of horn. Carved American eagle dominates one side of the side. (typical of the style commonly used in mid 19th century). Wings are spread with point of wings pointing downward. Its head faces to viewer's left and arrows are held in the eagle's talon, also to viewer's left. Inscribed: 3 FLA DRAGNS. 1847 W. G. Mosley.

Physical Description: 

H: 4 3/4" W: 1 3/4" D: 2 1/2"
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399