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Wheellock Gun

A work made of steel, gold, silver, fruitwood, ebony, horn, and staghorn.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, gold, silver, fruitwood, ebony, horn, and staghorn.

Date:

c. 1585

Artist:

Barrel smith: Berhard Albrecht
(German, active 1557–87)
Augsburg

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Bernhard Albrecht

Title

Wheellock Gun

Place

Augsburg (Artist's nationality)

Date

1580–1590

Medium

Steel, gold, silver, fruitwood, ebony, horn, and staghorn

Dimensions

L. 115.5 cm (45 1/2 in.) Barrel L. 88 cm (34 5/8 in.) Wt. 8 lb. 9 oz. Caliber .56

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2274

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