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Double-Barrel Shotgun

1971.1538 (RS118242)

Description

Elaborately carved stock has a horse's head and fish's scaled body; and an applied brass scallop shell motif. Double hammer and barrel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament--Firearm
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
Fish
heads (representations)
horse (animal)
Horsehead
metal
scallop shell
Shell
SHOTGUN, DOUBLE-BARREL
shotguns
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1971.1538
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12252

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