The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Flint-lock gun
  • Flint-lock gun
  • Nicolas Noël Boutet (1761 - 1833)
  • Versailles, France
  • c. 1805 - 1809
  • Steel, gold, walnut, silver, whale-bone and ivory, blued, damascened, engraved, chiselled and carved
  • Length: 122.4 cm, overall
    Weight: 3.115 kg
  • Inscription: 'Manufre a Versailles'
    Inscription: 'Boutet Directr Artiste'
    Maker's mark: An unidentified maker's mark consisting of a diamond-shaped punch, its long axis vertical, containing the letters JM with a five-pointed star in chief and an inderterminate object, apparently a bunch of grapes, in base.
  • A1127
  • European Armoury III
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