A deluxe pair of Balkan Turkish gold-inlaid and silver-mounted flintlock pistols, 19th century
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 77 Lots
DescriptionBoth with a long barrel with smooth bore in 15 mm calibre, approximately two thirds of the upper surface adorned with gold floral inlays and Kufi inscriptions. The iron flintlocks elaborately engraved with fine scrolling leaves. The heavy silver stocks completely covered with filigree, lavish beaded band decoration and nielloed fittings. Three edged corals set into the back of each butt. A splendid pair of pistols in good condition, which can be improved by cleaning. Length 55.5 cm each. Total weight 3.2 kg.
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