Pair of Wheellock Pistols

Gun locks made by Jacopo Colombo, Italian (Brescia), born 1627, last recorded 1662. Barrels made by the Cominazzo family, Italian (Brescia). Barrels made by the Cominazzo family, Italian (Brescia).

Geography:
Made in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Date:
c. 1650

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

Dimensions:
a: 6 × 1 7/8 × 22 1/2 inches, 2 lb. (15.2 × 4.7 × 57.2 cm, 912g) Caliber (a): 14 millimeters (1/16 inches) Width (a - lockplate to counter plate): 1 5/16 inches (3.4 cm) Length (a - of barrel without tang): 15 1/2 inches (39.4 cm) Weight (a - of barrel): 0.7 lb. (331g) b: 5 7/8 × 1 15/16 × 22 1/2 inches, 2 lb. (15 × 5 × 57.2 cm, 925g) Width (b - lockplate to counter plate): 1 5/16 inches (3.4 cm) Length (b - of barrel without tang): 15 1/2 inches (39.4 cm) Weight (b - of barrel): 0.7 lb. (320g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-808a,b

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

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