A French 25-Bore Flintlock Pistol
Lot 322
A French 25-Bore Flintlock Pistol
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,064) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French 25-Bore Flintlock Pistol
Circa 1760
With two-stage barrel retaining some punched and gilt foliate decoration at the octagonal breech, engraved tang, border engraved flat bevelled lock decorated with rocailles and foliage, cock en suite, artificially figured moulded full stock carved with foliage behind the rear ramrod-pipe and barrel-tang, the back of the butt inlaid with a symmetrical design in silver wire, border engraved iron mounts decorated with rocailles and foliage comprising shaped flat bevelled side-plate, spurred pommel with ovoidal cap, trigger-guard with foliate finial, turned ramrod-pipes, and brass-tipped ramrod with iron worm (some light rust patination)
20.5 cm. barrel
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