24 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 18,750
Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
A CAUCASIAN SILVER GILT AND NIELLO PISTOL
The miquelet pistol extensively decorated with stylised floral design on the gilded stippled ground, the barrel with gold inlaid floral decoration.
18 in. (46 cm.)
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