Pair of flintlock pistols by J Murdoch

The barrels and locks are blue fired and inlaid with gold; the bronze stocks of bronze gilt inlaid with enamel plaques bearing the Royal Arms and the Order of the Thistle.

Details

Medium:
Bronze, gilt, & gold
Dimensions:
31 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £50,000)
Acquired in:
1979

Provenance

Duke of Clarence, later William IV; Alfred Cox, Glendoick, Perthshire.

Venue details

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Castle Wynd, INVERNESS Highlands and Islands IV2 3EB 01463 237 114 www.inverness.highland.museum

Entry details

Free to all

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