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)

Length: 56 1/8 inches (142.5 cm) Width: 2 1/2 inches (6.4 cm) Width (butt plate): 2 1/8 inches (5.4 cm) Length (barrel, excluding the breech strap): 40 3/4 inches (103.5 cm)

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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