Objects
Ceremonial musket. 1620s
Ceremonial musket. 1620s
Object type
Ceremonial musket
Place of origin
Holland
Date
Materials
Steel, wood, mother-of-pearl, bone
Technique
Forging, carving, inlay
Dimensions
Total length: 177,0 cm; barrel length: 139,2 cm; calibre: 20 mm
Object history note
Was presented by Fabian William Smith, an English commercial agent, head of the Muscovy trading company in London, to Tsar Mikhail Fyodorovich in 1625.
Publications
Yablonskaya E.A. Dutch firearms of the 17-18th cc. [Catalogue of the collection of the Moscow Kremlin State historical and cultural museum and heritage site], M., 2012
"Ratification of friendship …" Ambassadorial gifts to Russian Tsars. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2005
State Armoury Chamber, Spb, 2002
Museum number
Ор-273/1-2