• 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 365

    A RARE DUTCH MINIATURE FLINTLOCK MUSKET FOR A CHILD, BY THONE, AMSTERDAM

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A RARE DUTCH MINIATURE FLINTLOCK MUSKET FOR A CHILD, BY THONE, AMSTERDAM
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With 72 cm. barrel struck with Amsterdam city mark and retained by four brass bands, signed rounded lock, walnut full stock moulded about the barrel tang, brass mounts of regulation type, brass escutcheon inscribed with the owner's monogram HIS, sling swivels, and original ramrod
    103 cm.


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