Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Flintlock Box-Lock Pistols with Bayonets

Date:
ca. 1782
Geography:
Birmingham; Balearic Islands
Culture:
British and Spanish
Medium:
Steel, wood (walnut), silver, brass
Dimensions:
19.53.17; L. 15 1/6 in. (38.3 cm); L. of barrel 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm); Cal. .64 in. (17 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.9 g); 19.53.18; L. 14 15/16 in. (37.9 cm); L. of barrel 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); Cal. .67 in. (17 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.9 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Flintlock
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles M. Schott Jr., 1917
Accession Number:
19.53.17–.18
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on the silver butt caps: Birmingham city marks (anchor; lion passant guardant); date mark: K (1782?); maker's mark (CF).
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