Lot 2028

A pair of Ottoman silver-mounted oriental flintlock pistols, circa 1820/30

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Description

Round barrels with offset midribs and smooth bores in 16 mm calibre. At the breeches pseudo signatures inlaid in silver amidst scrollwork, two struck pseudo marks on each pistol. Flintlocks with finely engraved tendrils, the lower edges of the lock plates engraved with pseudo signatures. Walnut full stocks with rich floral inlays of silver wire (minor flaws). The wooden butts embossed with later owner’s monogram "DT". Furniture of heavy silver lavishly decorated with blossoms and trophies in relief. The butt caps with Ottoman silver hallmarks on the sides. False ramrods with silver wire inlays. Length of each 54 cm.

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General Information

The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.