dark stained fruitwood, relief carving of foliate and scrolling; octagonal barrel and breech; gilt brass wheelcover and figures placed throughout; images of St. George and the Dragon at trigger; brass nail heads incorporated throughout carved woodwork design. Arms and Armor-Firearm

Wheel lock hunting rifle, 1650

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Details
Title
Wheel lock hunting rifle
Artist Life
German, active 1628–died 1651
Role
Maker
Accession Number
97.39.3a-c
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dark stained fruitwood, relief carving of foliate and scrolling; octagonal barrel and breech; gilt brass wheelcover and figures placed throughout; images of St. George and the Dragon at trigger; brass nail heads incorporated throughout carved woodwork design. Arms and Armor-Firearm