A cased pair of French percussion rifled target pistols of presentation quality by Devisme, dated 1858
Superb in their quality and condition
A German close helmet for the Tilt, circa 1590
The Tilt was a tournament fought by knights in armour who would charge along one side of the barrier jousting with his opponent
A German hunting sword fromery workshops, Berlin, circa 1750
As the 18th century progressed, hunting swords developed through their increasingly delicate proportions to the status of luxurious accoutrements, an essential element of a correct hunting wardrobe
A German small wheellock holster pistol made for a boy, almost certainly a young noble of the electoral court, Dresden, circa 1600
From the former Armouries of the Prince Electors of Saxony at Dresden
Peter Finer and his Sons are specialists in antique arms and armour, from the bronze age through to the 19th Century, including weapons and armour from the viking, medieval and renaissance periods, whether for battle, ceremony or hunting. Located in London, we exhibit around the globe, and have sold pieces to over 20 Museums worldwide.
From Friday 23rd to Thursday 29th October 2015 we shall be exhibiting at The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show in New York (click here for further details).
We have recently produced a press release aimed at the Chinese audience, click here for further details.