Fowling piece

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-26189

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

Descriptive Terms

fowling pieces
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Iron
Brass
FOWLER

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1410