Powder horn or flask with scrimshaw scenes
Original Purchase Date: 2 / 24 / 01
Purchased From: Earl Duncan
Gallery: Phoenix Galleries
Gallery Address: 2368 15th Street, Denver, CO 80202, USA
Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler
A powder horn of bone and wood, decorated with pictographs of hunting scenes and daily village life including hunting a polar bear, hauling a seal or walrus, a dance scene and drying fish. The stopper and twine to fasten it are missing. The bone container has a fitted wooden bottom and an attached wooden collar.