Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miquelet Wall-Gun (Sher Bacha)

Date:
1757–74
Culture:
Turkish
Medium:
Steel, wood (walnut), brass, gold
Dimensions:
L. 59 in. (149.9 cm); Wt. 32 lb. (14.52 kg)
Classification:
Firearms-Guns-Flintlock
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.2172
Not on view
George Cameron Stone, New York (by 1934–d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
Related Objects

Flintlock Gun of Louis XIII (1601–1643), King of France

Artist: Pierre Le Bourgeois (French, Lisieux, died 1627) Date: ca. 1620 Medium: Steel, brass, silver, gold, wood (walnut), mother-of-pearl Accession: 1972.223 On view in:Gallery 375

Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)

Artist: Johan Adolph Grecke (Russian, Saint Petersburg, recorded 1755–90) Date: 1786 Medium: Steel, ivory, gold, brass Accession: 1986.265.1, .2 On view in:Gallery 375

Flintlock Gun

Artist: Louis Jaley (French, Saint-Étienne 1696–1773) Date: dated 1735 Medium: Steel, gold, wood, silver Accession: 1987.274 On view in:Gallery 375

Miquelet Gun

Date: dated A.H. 1199/A.D. 1784–85 Medium: Steel, wood, bone, copper alloy, gold Accession: 36.25.2164 On view in:Gallery 380

Pair of Flintlock Pistols

Artist: Samuel Brunn (English, London, recorded 1795–1820) Date: hallmarked for 1800–1801 Medium: Steel, wood (walnut), silver, gold Accession: 1992.330.1, .2 On view in:Gallery 375