A Continental 28-Bore Brass-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Lot 311
A Continental 28-Bore Brass-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Continental 28-Bore Brass-Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistol
Circa 1730-40
With shortened russet barrel with sighting flat chiselled with a foliate finial towards the breech, plain tang, flat bevelled lock (top jaw and screw replaced) engraved with foliage beneath the pan and with a sporting trophy on the tail, moulded figured full stock carved with scrolls along each side of the fore-end, cast and chased mounts comprising pierced side-plate decorated with foliage, crowned escutcheon en suite centred on a vacant oval, spurred pommel with grotesque mask cap, faceted trigger-guard with foliate finial, turned and faceted ramrod-pipe, and later brass-tipped ramrod (some wear and rust patination)
21.9 cm. barrel
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