Wood, iron, silver, gilt
Overall: 54 1/2 in. ( 138.4 cm ) Part (barrel ): 38 in. (96.5 cm)
inlaid: breech barrel: "RK" (foliate); and: "H.NOCK/LONDON" inlaid: lockplate: "H./NOCK"
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.
According to accession records, this rifle was owned by Rufus King.
Gift of Mary Rhinelander King
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.