Flintlock pistols (2)

Object Number: 
1939.519a
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall (largest): 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm) Part (barrel): 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Marks: 
stamped: left lock: "P/WHITNEY"; right lock: "CORK"
Description: 
One of a pair of iron and wood flintlock pistols; cannon barrel and centrally mounted hammer; flat-sided handle with inlaid iron scrolls; boxlock frame with engraved designs and stamped marks on both sides.
Gallery Label: 
These pistols belonged to William Jephson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Norreys Jephson O'Conor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group