Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wheellock Rifle

Date:
ca. 1610
Culture:
South German
Medium:
Steel, wood, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 41 7/8 in. (106.4 cm); L. of barrel 31 7/8 in. (81 cm); Cal. .61 in. (15.5 mm); Wt. 7 lb. 8 oz. (3402 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Guns
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1387
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Gods of War: Sacred Imagery and the Decoration of Arms and Armor," December 10, 1996–April 4, 1998, no. 48.

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