Double-Barreled Flintlock Shotgun

Gunsmith François Pirmet French
Barrelsmith Jean Le Clerc French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 375

Pirmet was gunmaker to Jérôme Bonaparte (1784–1860), Napoleon's brother, who ruled as king of Westphalia from 1807 to 1813.

Double-Barreled Flintlock Shotgun, François Pirmet (French, Paris, recorded 1779–1818), Steel, wood (walnut), silver, gold, French, Paris

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