Flintlock Pistol

Made by Diego Ventura, Spanish (acitve Madrid), c. 1720 - 1762

Geography:
Made in Madrid, Spain, Europe

Date:
1735

Medium:
Carved burr-walnut (Stock); chiseled, incised, and partially gilded steel (Lock); incised and partially gilded steel (Barrel); chased silver (Mounts)

Dimensions:
6 1/16 × 2 1/4 × 17 1/4 inches, 2.2 lb. (15.4 × 5.7 × 43.8 cm, 1016g) Caliber: 16 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 5/8 inches (4.2 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 10 7/8 inches (27.7 cm) Weight (of barrel): 0.8 lb. (351.6g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-844a

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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