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Pair of Wheellock Pistols

Gunsmith: Pierre Le Bourgeois (French, Lisieux, died 1627)
Date: ca. 1610–20
Culture: French, Lisieux
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver and mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: L. of each pistol 23 5/16 in. (59.2 cm); Cal. of each pistol, .49 in. (12.45 mm); L. of each barrel 15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm); Wt. of 19.53.13 2 lb. 8 oz. (1134 g); Wt. of 19.56.14, 2 lb. 10 oz. (1191 g)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols
Credit Line: Gift of Charles M. Schott Jr., 1917
Accession Number: 19.53.13, .14

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