Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Flintlock Rifle

Gunsmith:
Lock signed by Johann Sebastian Hauschka (German, Wolfenbüttel, active ca. 1720–75)
Date:
ca. 1730
Geography:
Wolfenbüttel
Culture:
German, Wolfenbüttel
Medium:
Steel, wood (walnut), brass, silver, horn, gold
Dimensions:
L. 55 3/16 in. (140.2 cm); L. of barrel 40 1/8 in. (101.9 cm); Cal. .616 in. (15.7 mm); Wt. 7 lb. 14 oz. (3572 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Guns-Flintlock
Credit Line:
The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number:
32.75.106
Not on view
Signature: Engraved on the lock: S. HAUSCHKA.
Hagerstown, Md. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 99.

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 15–September 15, 1955, no. 99.

Bohlmann, Robert. "Johann Sebastian Hauschka, Braunschweiger Hofbüchsenmacher." Zeitschrift für historische Waffen- und Kostümkunde 8 (1930). pp. 187–93.

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. no. 99.



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