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Wheellock Gun for a Boy

A work made of steel, silver, fruitwood, staghorn, and mother–of–pearl.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, silver, fruitwood, staghorn, and mother–of–pearl.

Date:

c. 1600

Artist:

German; Nuremberg

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Wheellock Gun for a Boy

Origin

Nuremberg

Date

Made 1595–1605

Medium

Steel, silver, fruitwood, staghorn, and mother–of–pearl

Dimensions

L. 77.7 cm (30 5/8 in.) Barrel L. 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.) Wt. 3 lb. 1 oz. Caliber .40

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2296

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