Peter Finer

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A Pair of Flintlock Holster Pistols, c. 1820

Item Ref: 1957 Price on application

1958
1957 14
1957 18

Balkans, Ottoman Empire. Silver, steel, niello and gold.

Provenance

Private collection, Europe

DESCRIPTION
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