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Object Name: Powder flask
Date: 1840-1860
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Medium: Brass, leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 8 1/2 x 3 x 1 in. ( 21.6 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Brass, leather, and iron pear-shaped brass body with cylindrical mouthpiece at top of circular collar and hinged lever on side; stitched brown leather cover; stamped on both sides is hound walking in wooded background.
Credit Line: Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number: 1951.327
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Marks: stamped: mouthpiece: "AM FLASK & CAP CO."; body: "2 1/2/lbs"