Flintlock Gun

Artist/maker unknown, Russian

Made in Tula, Russia, Asia

c. 1740

Carved wood overlaid with cast and partially gilded silver, and inlaid with silver wire (Stock); engraved and partially gilded steel encrusted with chiseled silver (Lock); steel encrusted with chiseled silver (Barrel); silver (Mounts)

7 1/2 × 2 9/16 × 56 1/2 inches, 7.4 lb. (19 × 6.5 × 143.5 cm, 3354g) Caliber: 14 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 15/16 inches (5 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 40 15/16 inches (104 cm) Weight (of barrel): 3.8 lb. (1706g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

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

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