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Wheellock Pistol

ca. 1580
German, Nuremberg
Wood, etched and gilt steel, copper gilt, bone
L. 21 in. (53.3 cm); H. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm); D. 3 1/8 in. (80 cm); Wt. 4 lb. 7 oz. (2016 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Rochester, N.Y. Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester. "Renaissance Remix: Art & Imagination in 16th-century Europe," June 1, 2012–October 31, 2018 no catalog.

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