Objects
Chambered breech-loading hunting flintlock pistol. Gunsmith: Leopold Becher. 1740-s
Chambered breech-loading hunting flintlock pistol. Gunsmith: Leopold Becher. 1740-s
Object type
Chambered breech-loading hunting flintlock pistol
Place of origin
Bohemia, Carlsbad
Date
1740-s
Author
Gunsmith: Leopold Becher
Materials
Steel, wood, bronze
Technique
Forging, blueing, engraving, carving, gilding, flat chasing, gold damascening
Dimensions
Total length: 50,6 cm; length of the barrel: 31,3 cm; calibre: 15,5 mm; powder chamber length: 7,4 cm
Publications
Yablonskaya E.A. Hunting at Royal Court. From the collection of Moscow Kremlin Museums. Moscow, 2014
Moscow Kremlin. Imperial Cabinet of respite. Spb., 2004
Museum number
Ор-3567/1-2