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Rifle (long gun): HEN.M.428-1933

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Rifle with self winding wheel-lock. Barrel inlaid with maker's mark in brass. The lock plate stamped with similar mark.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 80.0 cm
Weight: 4160 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Mid 17th century
Production date: circa AD 1660

Components of the work

Inlay composed of brass (alloy) Decoration

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.428-1933
Primary reference Number: 19514
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 11 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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