Moroccan miquelet dog lock gun, 1758 to 1759, wood, steel, silver, coral, L. 76 3/8 in. (194 cm); Cal. .64 in. (16.3 mm); Wt. 10 1/2 lb. (4762.7 g), Met Museum.
A late 18 or early 19 C. Moroccan Snaphunce long gun. This style of guns is known locally in Morocco as Altit and it is coming from the Little Atlas Mountains. The barrel is 48 inches long, bound to the hardwood stock with many engraved steel and silver bands. The stock is heavily decorated with pierced and engraved silver and ivory panels and the butt is composed of strips of Ivory reinforced with steel frame. Total Length 64 ½ inches
A silver-mounted flintlock gun, Morocco, mid-19th Century.
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