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Wheel-Lock Holster Pistol
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Wheel-Lock Holster Pistol


Description Provenance Credit
Description Gavacciolo was a highly regarded Brescian lockmaker who produced the locks for guns given as diplomatic gifts to King Louis XIII of France by the government of Venice and for others made for the shah of Persia.
Provenance Clements [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Griffith Keasbey, New York [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Sale, American Art Association, New York, December 5, 1924, no. 140; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924

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Period
1620-1640
Medium
steel, wood (walnut), silk
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.444
Measurements
18 1/4 in. (46.3 cm)
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