Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cartridge Box

Date:
ca. 1590
Culture:
German, probably Saxony
Medium:
Steel, leather, wood, copper alloy, textile
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); D. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm); Wt. 5.6 oz. (158.8 g)
Classification:
Firearms Accessories
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1503
Not on view
Ex coll.: Count Leopold, Dresden; Historical Museum, Dresden
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