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Parabellum Lange Model .08 Semi-Automatic Pistol

A work made of steel, gold, silver, and ivory
case: koa wood.

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  • A work made of steel, gold, silver, and ivory
case: koa wood.

Date:

1917; decorated 1976

Artist:

Designed by Georg Luger (German, 1849-1923)
Manufactured by Deutsche Waffen-und Munitionsfabriken (DWM)
Decorated by Raymond J. Wielgus (American, 1920-2010)
Germany

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Raymond J. Wielgus (Decorator)

Title

Parabellum Lange Model .08 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Place

Germany (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1976

Medium

Steel, gold, silver, and ivory Case: Koa wood

Dimensions

Overall L. 32 cm (12 5/8 in.) Barrel L. 20 cm (7 7/8 in.) Caliber 9 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Wielgus

Reference Number

1987.218.2a-e

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