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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 805

    A BAVARIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL

    BY JOH. AND. KUCHENREUTER, CIRCA 1750-1760

    Price Realised  

    A BAVARIAN FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
    BY JOH. AND. KUCHENREUTER, CIRCA 1750-1760
    With blued swamped barrel, signed in silver on the sighting flat, inlaid with three clusters of silver scrollwork over its length, fitted with silver 'spider' fore-sight, and the breech with gilt maker's stamp, figured walnut full stocks carved with elaborate scrolling mouldings in low relief over the undersides and about the barrel tang, full gilt-brass mounts cast in low relief with rococo patterns involving vignettes of deer, set triggers, horn fore-end caps, original horn-tipped ramrods
    38 cm. long


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    Johann Andreas Kuchenreuter (1716-1795) was court gunmaker to the Princes von Thurn und Taxis.

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