Wood, iron, silver, gilt
barrel length: 38 in. ( 96.5 cm )
Overall: 54 1/2 in. ( 138.4 cm )
Wood, iron, silver, and gilt flintlock rifle; part octagon, part round barrel; wooden ramrod with iron worm at tip; silver oval wedge escutcheons on both sides of forestock and silver nosecap; iron furniture with pineapple trigger guard, floral engraving at tailpipe, trigger guard, and barrel tang, and engraved dog, bird, and floral design on trigger bow and buttplate; inlaid gilt lettering at breech end of barrel and lockplate.
Gift of Mary Rhinelander King
inlaid: breech barrel: "RK" (foliate); and: "H.NOCK/LONDON"
inlaid: lockplate: "H./NOCK"
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