Ottoman (Albanian or Macedonianan) Ffintlock rifle, barrel possibly late 17th century; lock (French), mountings, and decorations early 19th century, steel, silver gilt; iron; pearl; diamond; sapphire, L. 62 7/8 in. (159.7 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
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Snaphaunce Pistol in the Tuscan Manner. Made in Tuscany, Italy, Europe. Date: c. 1675.
Johann Michael Maucher | Wheellock Rifle Made for Emperor Leopold I | German, Schwäbisch Gmünd | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Stock maker: Johann Michael Maucher (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd, 1645–1701) Barrelsmith: I. C. Schefl (German, Graz, 17th century) Date: ca. 1685 Geography: Schwäbisch Gmünd Culture: German, Schwäbisch Gmünd
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Balkan miquelet dzeferdar gun, 18th century, wood, steel, brass, niello, silver, mother-of-pearl, coral, turquoise, sapphire, ruby, L. 62 3/4 in. (159.4 cm), Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, Met Museum.
Caucasian (Kubachi, Dagestan) Flintlock, ca. 1800 to 1850, steel, silver-gilt, niello, gold, ivory, caliber, .56 in. (14.22 mm) Length, 52 in. (132.08 cm). This rifle was probably made in the Dagestani village of Kubachi, the principal armsmaking center in the Caucasus. The Arabic inscription on the barrel, "Owned by Abā Muslim Khān Shamkhāl," and the very high quality of the workmanship suggest that it belonged to a member of the family of the ruling prince (shāmkhāl). Met Museum.
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.