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Cased Pair of Percussion Pistols with Accessories

Louis-Julien Gastinne-Renette

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Cased Pair of Percussion Pistols with Accessories
  • Creator: Louis-Julien Gastinne-Renette
  • Date Created: dated 1856
  • Physical Dimensions: Pistols (a, b); L. of each 16 in. (40.7 cm); L. of each barrel 10 5/8 in. (27 cm); Cal. of each .46 in. (12 mm); Wt. of each 2 lb. 3 oz. (992.2 g); ramrod (c); L. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); Wt. 1.5 oz. (42.5 g); cleaning rod (d); L. 12 3/8 in. (31.4 cm); Wt. 1.8 oz. (51 g); mallet (e); L. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 5.3 oz. (150.3 g); screwdriver (f); L. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); Wt. 2.6 oz. (73.7 g); bullet mould (g); L. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm); Wt. 8.8 oz. (249.5 g); powder flask (h); H. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 4.2 oz. (119.1 g); patch box (i); H. 1 in. (2.5 cm); Diam. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); Wt. 0.4 oz. (11.3 g); nipple box (j); H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); Diam. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Wt. 1.5 oz. (42.5 g); spoon (k); L. 4 in. (10.2 cm); Wt. 0.4 oz. (11.3 g); case (l); H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); W. 18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm); D. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 4.7 oz. (3308.4 g); leather case (m); H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 19 3/8 in. (49.2 cm); D. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); Wt. 3 lb. 7.5 oz. (1573.4 g)
  • Type: Cased pair of percussion pistols with accessories
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/27165
  • Medium: Steel, brass, gold, wood (ebony), textile (baizé, wool), copper, leather
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: French, Paris

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