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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A TURKISH FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS

    FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TURKISH FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS
    FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
    With iron barrel profusely decorated with silver koftgari panels of flowers and scrolling foliage, and with a brief inscription incorporating the date 1183 A.H. (circa 1769 A.D.), iron lock decorated with further koftgari ornament, full stock inset with bone plaques and studded with small brass nails, and brass mounts (the stock extensively cracked at the wrist)
    29¼in (74.3cm)


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