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Carbine

Carbine

  • Place of origin:

    Brescia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cominazzo, Lazarino, born 1563 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Walnut stock inlaid with pierced and engraved steel and chiselled steel mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Major Victor Alexander Farquharson

  • Museum number:

    M.620-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Europe 1600-1815, Room 5, The Friends of the V&A Gallery, case CA11

Physical description

Carbine with a snaphaunce lock, walnut stock inlaid with pierced and engraved steel, chiselled steel mounts, the barrel is signed LAZARINO COMINAZZO.

Place of Origin

Brescia (made)

Date

ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Cominazzo, Lazarino, born 1563 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Walnut stock inlaid with pierced and engraved steel and chiselled steel mounts

Marks and inscriptions

'LAZARINO COMINAZZO'
1) Signature; On the barrel

Dimensions

Length: 83.0 cm, Depth: 70 mm, Height: 23.3 cm, Depth: 8.0 cm, Weight: 2.5 kg

Descriptive line

Carbine by Lazarino Cominazzo, walnut stock inlaid with steel, Italian, ca. 1650

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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