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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature Model Gun Used as a Netsuke

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Iron, wood, brass, silver
Dimensions:
L. 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm).
Classification:
Firearms-Guns
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1914
Accession Number:
14.100.103
Not on view
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