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Pair of wheellock pistols

François Du Clos (French, Paris, recorded 1636–active ca. 1650)

Engraver:
Gilt foliate decoration attributed to Thomas Picquot (French, Paris, recorded 1636–38)
Date:
ca. 1640
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass; wood, inlaid with silver wire and mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
L. of 04.3.192, 23 1/8 in. (58.72 cm); Cal. of 04.3.192, .52 in. (13.21 mm); L. of 04.3.193, 23 1/4 in. (59.06 cm); Cal. of 04.3.193, .53 in. (13.46 mm); L. of each barrel, 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm); Wt. of each pistol, 2 lb. 3 oz. (992 g);
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Wheellock
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number:
04.3.192, .193
21927

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