Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cartridge Cases

19th century
Wood, horn, silver, niello
H. of each including chain 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); H. of each excluding chain 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm); Diam. of each case 11/16 in. (1.7 cm); Wt. of each case set 2.6 oz. (73.7 g)
Firearms Accessories
Credit Line:
Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number:
36.25.2447a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 379
George Cameron Stone, New York (until d. November 18, 1935; his bequest to MMA).
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Artist: Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833) Date: ca. 1800 Medium: Steel, wood (walnut, mahogany), silver, gold, horn, velvet Accession: 1970.179.1a–q On view in:Gallery 375