Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod

Steel, gold and silver, inlaid and etched, once blued | c. 1600

Unknown Artist / Maker

Wheel-lock pistol, with a long, slender barrel, octagonal at the breech, decorated with a laureate trophy and small flowers inlaid with gold and silver.

The ground was originally blued or otherwise darkened.

The lock has an external wheel. There is...
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