Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Matchlock Gun

dated 1579
Steel, wood (beech)
L. of stock 51 3/8 in. (130.5 cm); L. of barrel 40 1/4 in. (102.2 cm); Cal. .688 in. (17.5 mm); Wt. 11 lb. 4 oz. (5100 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
New York. Center for Inter-American Relations. "short-term loan," November 12, 1985–February 10, 1986.

Austin. The University of Texas, Austin, TX. "short-term loan," March 23, 1986–May 4, 1986.

Miami. Pérez Art Museum Miami. "short-term loan," May 19, 1986–July 20, 1986.

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