Balkans, Ottoman Empire. Silver, steel, niello and gold.
Private collection, Europe
With English re-blued barrels decorated and inset with gold stars in the eastern taste, and English flat locks. Engraved with trophies of arms beneath the rain-proof pans, engraved cocks and frizzens. Each with full-stocks. Cast and chased overall with foliage in high relief enriched with niello ribbon like borders. With gilt triggers and false ramrods, and trigger-guards all decorated en suite with the stocks.
Size: Length 58 cm / 22.8 in