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Wheellock Pistol (Puffer) with the Coat of Arms of Johann Georg, Duke of Saxony

A work made of steel, fruitwood, and staghorn.
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  • A work made of steel, fruitwood, and staghorn.

Date:

1604

Artist:

Stock maker: probably Klaus Hirt (German)
Wasungen, Thuringia

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 239

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Wheellock Pistol (Puffer) with the Coat of Arms of Johann Georg, Duke of Saxony

Origin

Thuringia

Date

Made 1600–1610

Medium

Steel, fruitwood, and staghorn

Dimensions

L. 51.8 cm (20 3/8 in.) Barrel L. 30 cm (11 13/16 in.) Wt. 4 lb. 11 oz. Caliber .55

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2860

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