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Browning Model 1935 Semi-Automatic Pistol

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

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

Date:

c. 1938; decorated 1976

Artist:

Designed by John Browning (American 1855-1926)
Manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal
Decorated by Raymond J. Wielgus (American, 1920-2010)
Herstal, Belgium

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Raymond J. Wielgus (Decorator)

Title

Browning Model 1935 Semi-Automatic Pistol

Place

Belgium (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.

1933–1943

Medium

Walnut, steel, ivory, and gold inlay

Dimensions

Overall L. 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.) Barrel Overall L. 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) Caliber 9 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Wielgus

Reference Number

1987.218.4a-f

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