An Ottoman gold-damascened miquelet gun Turkey, 18th Century

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Lot 71
An Ottoman gold-damascened miquelet gun
Turkey, 18th Century

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,900
An Ottoman gold-damascened miquelet gun
Turkey, 18th Century
the wood stock decorated in natural and green stained bone and circular brass and ebony geometric mosaics, the underside of the butt with a cartouche containing a palmette motif, the steel lock and barrel decorated in gold inlay with vegetal undulating vines and vegetal motifs
120 cm. long

Footnotes

  • For a similar example in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, see Anthony North, Islamic Arms, London, 1985, p. 10, fig. 2.
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An Ottoman gold-damascened miquelet gun Turkey, 18th Century
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