Double-Barrel Shotgun

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12252

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

Descriptive Terms

shotguns
appliqué (technique)
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
metal
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
horse (animal)
heads (representations)
scallop shell
Unidentified Metal
Brass
Carved
Applied
Shell
Horsehead
Fish
SHOTGUN, DOUBLE-BARREL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1538