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Wheellock Birding Rifle (Tschinke)

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

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

Date:

1650/60

Artist:

Polish, Silesia, Teschen

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Wheellock Birding Rifle (Tschinke)

Origin

Silesia

Date

Made 1650–1660

Medium

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

Dimensions

L. 108.5 cm (42 3/4 in.) Barrel L. 84.8 cm (33 3/8 in.) Caliber .32 Wt. 4 lb. 4 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2864

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