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Flint-lock pistol: HEN.M.445-1933

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Flint-lock pistol, Italian, c.1750. Barrel and lock chiselled with pastoral and hunting scenes. On the edge of the lockplate 'G. Nave'.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 37.0 cm
Weight: 745.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Mid-18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1750

Components of the work

Barrel And Lock

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. NAVE
  • Location: On lockplate

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.445-1933
Primary reference Number: 19566
Old object number: PB 161
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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