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Title: Pair of Flintlock Pistols Made for Ferdinand IV, King of Naples and Sicily (1751–1825)
Royal Arms Manufactory at Torre Annunziata (Italian, Naples, established 1757)
Michele Battista (Spanish, active in Naples, Italy, recorded about 1760–90)
Emanuel Esteva (Spanish, active in Naples, Italy, recorded about 1768–73)
Date: ca. 1768
Culture: Italo-Spanish, Naples
Medium: Steel, gold, wood (walnut), silver
L. of each 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm); L. of each barrel 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm); Cal. .63 in. (16.0 mm); Wt. of each 2 lb. 4 oz. (1021 g)
Credit Line: Gift of Henry Walters, 1926
Accession Number: 26.259.5, .6
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