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Wheellock Birding Rifle (Tschinke)

A work made of steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl.

Date:

1640/60

Artist:

Polish, Silesia, Teschen

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Wheellock Birding Rifle (Tschinke)

Place

Teschen (Object made in)

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Made 1640–1660

Medium

Steel, fruitwood, staghorn, bovine horn, and mother-of-pearl

Dimensions

L. 106.5 cm (41 7/8 in.) Barrel L. 81 cm (31 7/8 in.) Caliber .34 Wt. 4 lb. 2 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2862

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