Pair of Miquelet Pistols

Spanish, Catalonia

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375

This uniquely Catalan style of pistol is associated with the town of Ripoll, where there was a thriving gunmaking industry from the seventeenth century until the 1830s.

Pair of Miquelet Pistols, Steel, wood, brass, Spanish, Catalonia

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