Wheellock Gun

Made by Stephan Klett, German (active Suhl), recorded 1578 - 1612

Geography:
Made in Suhl, Germany, Europe

Date:
1583

Medium:
Cherry inlaid with engraved and partially stained bone (Stock); engraved steel hatched with silver and gold (Lock); blued (now russet) steel hatched with silver and gold (Barrel)

Dimensions:
5 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 50 7/8 inches, 9.6 lb. (14.9 x 8.3 x 129.2 cm, 4351.8g) Caliber: 14 millimeters Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 13/16 inches (4.6 cm) Length (barrel without tang): 39 1/2 inches (100.3 cm) Weight (barrel): 4.6 lb. (2103.7g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-779

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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