Trigger guard for musket

Object Number: 
INV.8664
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 1 in. ( 27.6 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Brass trigger guard; acorn-shaped.
Gallery Label: 
This trigger guard was probably imported for use on an American fowling piece, or was part of a British-manufactured fusil or carbine.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group