• 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 391

    A PAIR OF TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS IN A SILVER EMBROIDERED DOUBLE HOLSTER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS IN A SILVER EMBROIDERED DOUBLE HOLSTER
    19TH CENTURY
    The pistols with engraved barrels and locks, carved wooden full stocks, the butts inlaid with silver wire, full brass mounts cast in low relief, and false ramrods: in the leather holster, the outer face richly embroidered with silver wire foliage
    The pistols 45.5 cm. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from B. Binnenweg, Rotterdam.