Flintlock pistol

Collection Type

  • Armament

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26211

Description

Hardwood bulbous stock w/ stylized leaf motif carved in low relief under muzzle and on back. Cast iron muzzle w/ leaf motif at end of barrel and scroll work at top inlaid w/ brass. Brass mounts at butt and trigger w/ scroll at side. Band on barrel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dueling pistols
brass (alloy)
hardwood
iron (metal)
Hardwood
Iron
Brass
Pistol

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Firearm

Dimensions

4.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1979.21