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Salem School Longrifle

Artist/Maker:
Salem School
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1790-1800
Medium:
maple –brass
Dimensions:
LOA: 65″
Accession Number:
5633
Description:
Longrifle, brass muzzle cap, three brass ramrod pipes with ramrod, simple forestock molding, four small pin escutcheons on both sides above the molding, brass side plate, round silver thumb plate, carved foliage and small flower above patch box, engraved patch box with a bird (distelfink) at the top, floral design along the toe plate, plain brass butt plate, other side has carving and small star escutheon above molded edge of cheek piece
Credit Line:
Old Salem Purchase Fund