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Powder Horn

Artist/Maker:
Doriot, Victor
Place Made:
Wythe County Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1830-1850
Medium:
horn –brass –string
Dimensions:
LOA: 12″; DIA (at base): 7-1/2″
Accession Number:
3873
Description:
Victor Doriot is listed in the 1850 Wythe County census as whitesmith, originally born in France. By 1860, he is listed as a gunsmith. His son, Victor Doriot, Jr., became a prominent and well-known jeweler and later moved to Tennessee.
Credit Line:
Source unknown