Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of Flintlock Box-Lock Pistols with Bayonets

Date:
ca. 1782
Geography:
Birmingham; Balearic Islands
Culture:
British and Spanish
Medium:
Steel, wood (walnut), silver, brass
Dimensions:
19.53.17; L. 15 1/6 in. (38.3 cm); L. of barrel 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm); Cal. .64 in. (17 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.9 g); 19.53.18; L. 14 15/16 in. (37.9 cm); L. of barrel 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm); Cal. .67 in. (17 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.9 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Flintlock
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles M. Schott Jr., 1917
Accession Number:
19.53.17–.18
Not on view
Marking: Stamped on the silver butt caps: Birmingham city marks (anchor; lion passant guardant); date mark: K (1782?); maker's mark (CF).
Hagerstown, Md. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 27–March 31, 1955, no. 118 (19.53.18).

Newark. Newark Museum Association. "Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 15–September 15, 1955, no. 118 (19.53.18).

Grancsay, Stephen V., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Loan Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Arms and Armor from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hagerstown, Md: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, February 27–March 31, 1955. p. 32, no. 118, ill.

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