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 5/16 × 17 3/8 inches, 2.1 lb. (15.4 × 5.8 × 44.1 cm, 975g) Caliber: 16 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 11/16 inches (4.3 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 10 15/16 inches (27.8 cm) Weight (of barrel): 0.8 lb. (346.8g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-844b

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

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