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A pair of Ottoman flintlock parcel-gilt pistols (Zlatka), Ottoman provinces, probably Prizren, circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
215
A pair of Ottoman flintlock parcel-gilt pistols (Zlatka), Ottoman provinces, probably Prizren, circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of Ottoman flintlock parcel-gilt pistols (Zlatka), Ottoman provinces, probably Prizren, circa 1800
the long tapered steel barrels encased at the muzzle, stocks decorated throughout with repousse gilt-silver, finely chiselled and chased with dense floral and scroll-designs, silver wire grips
Quantity: 2
each: 52.5cm. 
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Catalogue Note

A near identical pair believed to have been owned by Captain Henry Digby (commander of the HMS Africa at the battle of the Nile, 1798) is illustrated in R. Elgood, The Arms of Greece and her Balkan Neighbours in the Ottoman Period, London, 2009, pp.190-1, nos.246 and 247.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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