Flintlock Pistol

Made by Sante Cameri, Italian (active Brescia), first documented 1788, last recorded 1800. Lock by Giacomo Zanetti, Italian (active Marcheno, Lombardy), first documented 1788, last recorded 1805.

Geography:
Made in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Date:
1788

Medium:
Carved walnut inlaid with silver and brass, horn (Stock); chiseled steel (Lock and Mounts); chiseled and partially gilded steel (Barrel); wood, horn (Ramrod)

Dimensions:
5 7/8 × 2 × 14 9/16 inches, 2.7 lb. (15 × 5.1 × 37 cm, 1226.8g) Caliber: 13 millimeters Width (lockplate to counter plate): 1 9/16 inches (4 cm) Length (barrel without tang): 8 3/4 inches (22.3 cm) Weight (of barrel): 1 pounds 0.9 ounces (478.8g)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1977-167-854a

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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