Wheel-lock Petronel by Unknown Artist

Surfaces of the barrel and lock are chiselled in relief and gilt.

Details

Medium:
Walnut & gilt
Dimensions:
76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £2,100)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Muzzle of barrle formed of a monster's head. Lock decorated with a satyr and monsters. Stock is walnut inlaid with stag horn and mother of pearl - foliage patterning. Despite German inscription, decoration is French style, as is wheel-lock.

Provenance

Miss M.Shaw

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

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