Lot 2017

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

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 77 Lots


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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