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A fine pair of flintlock pistols, probably German
second half 18th century
Estimate
4,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,650 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
435
A fine pair of flintlock pistols, probably German
second half 18th century
Estimate
4,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,650 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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A fine pair of flintlock pistols, probably German
second half 18th century
the rounded, smooth bore barrels chased with acanthus and engraved with foliage near the tang, the lockplates engraved en suite, one struck on the inside with the initials IPM, the other VB above eight pointed star, full length walnut stocks carved around the tang and the underside with Rococo scrolls, the mounts of very fine quality, gilt brass cast and chased with satyr's heads and trophies of war, the trigger guard with an Ottoman crescent
length barrel 34.4cm.
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European Collections: Paintings, Ceramics, Glass, Furniture and other Works of Art

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Amsterdam