Objects
Matchlock gun. Barrel maker: Makhmud Late 16th century - early XVII century
Matchlock gun. Barrel maker: Makhmud Late 16th century - early XVII century
Object type
Matchlock gun
Place of origin
Turkey
Date
Late 16th century - early XVII century
Author
Barrel maker: Makhmud
Materials
Wood, steel, copper, iron
Technique
Forging, carving, inlay, silver damascening
Dimensions
Total length: 151,5 cm; length of the barrel: 120,0 cm; calibre: 15 mm
Object history note
Belonged to keeper of tsar’s weapons (oruzhnitchy) Bogdan Belsky.
Publications
Faith and Power. The Age of Ivan the Terrible. Moscow, 2007
Boris Godunov. From a Courtier to the Sovereign of all Russia. [Catalogue of collection of the Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage site] / Edited by O.V. Dmitrieva / Moscow, 2015
State Armoury Chamber, Spb, 2002
Museum number
Ор-3305/1-2