A deluxe pair of Ottoman chiselled Orient pistols, circa 1800
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots
DescriptionRound barrels with smooth bores in 14.5 mm calibre. The upper sides of the barrels completely embellished with tendrils and birds inlaid in gold, chiselled figures and mascarons at the breech. Both marked at the root of the barrel. The flintlocks with chiselled, engraved and gold-inlaid ornamentation, a pseudo signature engraved under the springs. The full walnut stocks with lavish, silver-inlaid decorative tendrils, the leaves made of brass. Richly chiselled iron furniture on a chased, gilt background. Wooden pseudo ramrods. Length 52 cm each.
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