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Miquelet Gun

18th century
Steel, ivory, brass, silver, mother-of-pearl, imitation jewels, copper, gold
L. 50 in. (127.0 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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