octagonal rifle barrel with simple decoration at the breech; wheel pierced by four hearts; trigger guard forged with three loops at cusps of finger grooves; bone and mother-of-pearl inlay throughout, cheek inlaid with a standing south American Indian. Arms and Armor-Firearm

Wheel lock rifle, c. 1630

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Wheel Lock Rifles (#098)
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Title
Wheel lock rifle
Artist Life
German (Central or Southern)
Role
Maker
Accession Number
97.39.2a-c
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octagonal rifle barrel with simple decoration at the breech; wheel pierced by four hearts; trigger guard forged with three loops at cusps of finger grooves; bone and mother-of-pearl inlay throughout, cheek inlaid with a standing south American Indian. Arms and Armor-Firearm