Pair of Pistols with Flintlocks a la moda

Gunsmith Gabriel de Algora Spanish

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375

Algora was named gunmaker to King Fernando VI (1713–1759) in 1749, but hemay have worked for the royal family in Madrid for several years prior to this.

Pair of Pistols with Flintlocks a la moda, Gabriel de Algora (Spanish, Madrid, documented 1733–died 1761), Steel, wood (walnut), gold, silver, horn, Spanish, Madrid

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