Pair of Flintlock Pistols Made for Christian Ernst, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth-Kulmbach

Gunsmith: Charles Froment (French, active Germany, 1657–1722)
Barrelsmith: M. Bréat (French, active Germany, ca. 1680–90)
Date: ca. 1686–90
Culture: Franco-German, Erlangen-Neustadt
Medium: Steel, chiseled and engraved; wood, inlaid with silver
Dimensions: Caliber of each, .53 in. (13.49 mm) Weight of each, 2 lb. 2 oz. (0.95 kg) Length of each, 19 3/4 in. (50.17 cm) Length of each barrel, 12 5/8 in. (32.05 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols-Flintlock
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.195, .196

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