Box lock cannon barrel flint pistol
Wood, iron, silver
barrel length: 7 1/8 in. ( 18.1 cm )
Overall: 12 in. ( 30.5 cm )
Wood, iron, and silver flintlock pistol; cannon barrel with cock mounted at top; iron furniture; bag handle with grotesque silver face buttcap; engraved flowers on trigger bow, barrel tang, and both plates; engraved crosshatching behind cock; stamped marks on barrel and left plate; stamped proofs at breech of barrel.
Gift of Louise Phillipe de Luze
stamped: left plate: "CAIRNS & FREARS"; "I" on bottom barrel
stamped: breech barrel: "crown/GP"; "crown/V"
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