Flintlock Pistol

Locks made by Diomede Adventi, Italian (active Brescia), c. 1680 - c. 1730. Barrel made by Lazarino Cominazzo III, Italian (Brescia), died 1696.

Geography:
Made in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1685

Medium:
Carved walnut (Stock); engraved and chiseled steel (Lock); engraved steel (Barrel); engraved and pierced steel (Mounts)

Dimensions:
5 3/8 × 2 1/16 × 19 1/16 inches, 2 lb. (13.7 × 5.3 × 48.4 cm, 889g) Caliber: 14 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 9/16 inches (4 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 12 1/2 inches (31.7 cm) Weight (of barrel): 0.8 lb. (358g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-824

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

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Label:
Lockmaker's mark of Diomede Adventi (Italian, active Brescia c. 1680 - c. 1730). Barrelmaker's mark of Lazarino Cominazzo III, Italian (Brescia), died 1696.