• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    A FLEMISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED I. P. IONET

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLEMISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL SIGNED I. P. IONET
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    With tapering barrel with brass full-length flat and the breech and tang also encased in brass, signed engraved bevelled lock, moulded walnut full stock, full brass mounts cast in low relief, including spurred pommel with demon mask cap, pierced side-plate, the trigger-guard tang with the later inscription 'Kapitein van Kaal Ierland 1690', and with horn-tipped ramrod
    19¼in (48.9cm)


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