A pair of flintlock cavalry pistols by LeRoy à Paris, circa 1710/20
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | O88s | Online auction | 997 Lots
Hammer price € 1,700Show related lots
DescriptionRound barrels with offset midribs, smooth bores in 15 mm calibre. Surface-mounted, brass front sights. The flat lock plates both signed "LEROY A PARIS". The finely chiselled, openwork lock plates with mascarons and grotesque masks amidst leafy vines. The full stocks slightly carved in walnut, one forearm partially replaced, one butt with a well-restored crack. Iron furniture, the faceted butt caps chiselled with mascarons in half relief. Inset wooden ramrods with horn tips (some insect damage). Length of each 45 cm.
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