A Turkish 25-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Lot 122*
A Turkish 25-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Turkish 25-Bore Silver-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
19th Century
With Italian export barrel and lock, the former in two stages and retained by a silver muzzle-sleeve embossed and chased with foliage, the latter of flat bevelled form engraved 'Zanono' along the bottom edge, figured full stock (chipped at the tail of the lock) carved with foliage against a chequered ground behind the rear ramrod-pipe and around the barrel tang, mounts comprising shaped side-nail plates, engraved spurred pommel with cast foliate cap, trigger-guard with foliate finial and a flower-head on the bow, foliate escutcheon, and false ramrod chased with flower-heads and spiral lines
35 cm. barrel
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