Pair of flintlock pistols

Jacob Kostersaround 1660

Armoury, Dresden State Art Collections

Armoury, Dresden State Art Collections
Dresden, Germany

Two pairs of flintrock pistols derive their artistic originality from their pommels created by Jacob Kosters of Maastricht and Guillaume Devie of Paris in the 1660s: They are rendered in ivory, as the head of a Turk, and in ebony, as the head of a Moor.


  • Title: Pair of flintlock pistols
  • Creator: Jacob Kosters
  • Date Created: around 1660
  • Physical Dimensions: w500 cm
  • Collection: Rüstkammer with Türckische Cammer (Armoury with Turkish Chamber)
  • Type: Guns
  • Rights: Rüstkammer, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Photographer: Jürgen Karpinski
  • External Link: https://ruestkammer.skd.museum/en/

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