• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 371

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY FREEMAN

    CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY FREEMAN
    CIRCA 1770
    With turn-off barrels, signed engraved boxlock actions, walnut butts inlaid with silver wire scrollwork and each with silver demon mask butt cap cast in low relief, and each with sliding trigger-guard safety, Birmingham private proof marks
    19.5 cm. (2)


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