• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    A PAIR OF FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS BY EDWARD SALE (2)

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS BY EDWARD SALE (2)
    CIRCA 1740
    With lightly swamped barrels inscribed 'London', engraved breeches and tangs, signed border-engraved locks, full stocks each carved with a shell in low relief about the barrel tang, full brass mounts cast in low relief, engraved en suite with the locks, and including spurred pommels with grotesque mask caps, London proof marks
    14¾in (37.5cm) (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.