Flintlock Pistol

Lock made by Master FG, Italian (active Brescia), active c. 1700

Geography:
Made in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1700

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

Dimensions:
5 7/8 × 2 3/16 × 19 3/8 inches, 2.2 lb. (15 × 5.5 × 49.2 cm, 981.2g) Caliber: 15 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 5/8 inches (4.2 cm) Length (of barrel without tang): 12 3/4 inches (32.4 cm) Weight (of barrel): 0.9 lb. (407g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-831b

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

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