Flintlock Fowling Piece Given by the Empress Catherine II of Russia to the French Ambassador

A work made of steel, gilding, silver, walnut, and horn.
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  • A work made of steel, gilding, silver, walnut, and horn.

Date:

1745 and 1763

Artist:

Russian, Tula

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Artist

Ilya Salishchev

Title

Flintlock Fowling Piece Given by the Empress Catherine II of Russia to the French Ambassador

Origin

Russian Central Asia

Date

1745–1770

Medium

Steel, gilding, silver, walnut, and horn

Dimensions

L. 150 cm (59 in.) Barrel L. 110.8 cm (43 5/8 in.) Wt. 7 lb. 7 oz. Caliber .60

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2305

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