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Accessories for flintlock pistol (4)

Object Number: 
1940.851c-f
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Iron, brass, flint, cotton
Dimensions: 
Part (wrench): 2 1/4 x 3/4 in. (5.7 x 1.9 cm)
Marks: 
engraved: cylinder exterior: "J. Linklean"
Description: 
Iron, brass, flint, and cotton accessories for flintlock pistol; tapered, triangular iron nipple wrench with open circle at opposite end and decoratd with bird, floral, and other designs on both sides; brown pistol flint; oval, iron object with hinged back end, and with bird and floral designs on both sides; hollow brass cylinder with chain fastened to rear, and stitched white cotton tube decorated with green and red flowers fastened to chain on inside of cylinder and protruding from hole at front of cylinder; cylinder engraved with name.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group