Artist German
Title
  • Wheellock Pistol
Date ca. 1575
Medium Steel, wood, staghorn, pigment
Dimensions Overall: 8 3/4 × 18 1/8 × 3 1/8 inches (22.2 × 46 × 7.9 cm)
Overall (barrel): 11 inches (27.9 cm)
Overall (caliber): 9/16 inches (1.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Accession Number 53.223
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Great Hall W200, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Mark, on lock plate: [Nuremberg mark]
William Randolph Hearst;
by 1951, William Randolph Hearst Foundation;
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robinson, Francis W. "A Gift of Arms and Armor from the Collection of William Randolph Hearst." Bulletin of the DIA 33, no. 1 (1953-1954) pp. 1-5.