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Fowling piece

Description

Hardwood stock w/ carved accanthus-like leaf motif at extreme top. Brass mounts w/ incised floral designs at butt, trigger casing and medallion at top. Iron barrel, lower half w/ 5 faceted sides w/ mussell end round. Iron flint holder w/ stamped floral design, marked "WARRANTEED". Iron ram rod held w/ brass mounts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament--Firearm
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
FOWLER
fowling pieces
Iron
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1410
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26189

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