Cased Pair of Flintlock Pistols with Accessories

Lock maker: François Pirmet (French, Paris, recorded 1779–1818)
Mount maker: Silver mounts hallmarked by Nicolas Noël Boutet (French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)
Date: ca. 1810
Geography: Paris
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Steel, gold, walnut, silver, tortoiseshell, mahogany, velvet
Dimensions: L. of each pistol 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); L. of each barrel 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm); Cal. of barrel 28.196.1a, .48 in. (12 mm); Cal. of barrel 28.196.1b, .49 in. (12 mm); Wt. of each pistol 2 lb. 5 oz. (1050 g)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1928
Accession Number: 28.196.1a, b, .2a–l

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: