Musket

Gun

Materials:

Wood, Metal, Brass, Mother of pearl and Ivory

Dimensions:

W 54.25 i

Accession Number:

4.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Pototsky

Description

Flintlock musket, possibly Afghan. Octagonal smooth bore with inlaid metal geometric and floral design. Three brass bands holding barrel to forestock are stamped with designs. Stock is decorated with inlaid ivory, mother-of-pearl and metal circles and other geometric shapes. Around stock nest to butt is brass band with engraved design. Wooden ramrod. Flint lock and trigger guard are missing.