Flintlock Turn-Off Holster Pistol (One of a Pair)

A work made of steel, gilding, lead, flint, walnut.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steel, gilding, lead, flint, walnut.

Date:

1680/90 and 1732

Artist:

Barrel Smith: Domenico Bonomino
(Italian, about 1635-c. 1700)
Gunsmith: Johann Casimir Tanner
(German, 1691- 1764)
Barrel: Brescia; lock and stock: Sonderhausen

About this artwork

On View

Arms, Armor, Medieval, and Renaissance, Gallery 239

Artist

Domenico Bonomino

Title

Flintlock Turn-Off Holster Pistol (One of a Pair)

Origin

Germany

Date

1680–1690

Medium

Steel, gilding, lead, flint, walnut

Dimensions

Overall L. 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.) Barrel L. 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.) Wt. 1 lb. 14 oz. Caliber .48

Credit Line

George F. Harding Collection

Reference Number

1982.2318a

Extended information about this artwork

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