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Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, 1904–1929

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Hunting knife combined with wheellock pistol

Ambrosius Gemlich (German, Munich and Landshut, active ca. 1520–50)

Date:
blade ca. 1528–29, etched with a calendar for the years 1529–34; barrel dated 1540 or 1546
Culture:
German, Munich
Medium:
Steel, gold, staghorn, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
L. 18 1/4 in. (46.36 cm); L. of barrel, 12 3/8 in. (31.42 cm); L. of blade, 13 1/4 in. (33.66 cm); Cal..28 in. (7.1 mm);
Classification:
Combination Weapons
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.158
21963

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