Object Title

Flintlock pocket pistol

Flintlock pocket pistol

Date

1745

Object Number

XII.6168

Provenance

Aquired 1956

Physical Description

Rifled cannon barrelled, unscrewing for loading, the moulding showing traces of gilding.
The breech chambers are gilt and engraved with classical busts. Locks engraved with foliage and trophies and inscribed A PARIS. Stocks with short forends. Silver mounts engraved with trophies, the butt caps with grotesque mask finials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Barrel length: 2.4 in Weight: 10.5 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.430 in

Associations

Places France

Notes

Transferred from XII.1671