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Mauser Model 1896 Semi-Automatic Pistol

A work made of steel, gold inlay, and ivory.

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  • A work made of steel, gold inlay, and ivory.

Date:

c. 1920; decorated 1976

Artist:

Decorator: Raymond J. Wielgus
American, 1910-2010

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Raymond J. Wielgus (Decorator)

Title

Mauser Model 1896 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Place

Tucson (Object designed 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.

1910–1930

Medium

Steel, gold inlay, and ivory

Dimensions

Overall L. 29.3 cm (11 1/2 in.) Barrel Overall L. 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.) Caliber 7.65 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Wielgus

Reference Number

1987.218.3a-b

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