Flintlock Gun

Gunsmith Pierre Turge, French (active Nantes), recorded 1747 - 1767

Geography:
Made in Nantes, France, Europe

Date:
c. 1770

Medium:
Carved wood inlaid with silver (Stock); chiseled and partially gilded steel (Lock); chiseled, blued, and partially gilded steel (Barrel); chiseled and partially gilded steel (Mounts)

Dimensions:
8 11/16 × 2 3/8 × 60 1/2 inches, 5.8 lb. (22 × 6 × 153.7 cm, 2616g) Caliber: 15 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 11/16 inches (4.3 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 44 3/4 inches (113.7 cm) Weight (of barrel): 2.7 lb. (1208g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-842

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

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