Wheellock Rifle

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

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

Date:

1625/50

Artist:

East German of Polish (Silesia, possibly Teschen)

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Title

Wheellock Rifle

Origin

Germany

Date

Made 1625–1650

Medium

Steel, fruitwood, staghorn, mother-of-pearl

Dimensions

L. 106.7 cm (42 in.) Barrel L. 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) Caliber .55 Wt. 6 lb. 8 oz.

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.3312

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