A PAIR OF 20-BORE TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS
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A PAIR OF 20-BORE TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF 20-BORE TURKISH FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS
Early 19th Century
With tapering barrels each retained by a white-metal barrel band decorated with scrollwork in relief, the breeches each chiselled in low relief with a figure of Cupid and scrollwork, border engraved locks chiselled in low relief, wooden full stocks profusely inlaid with white-metal wire and flower-heads, some losses, and decorated behind the barrel tangs with pierced white-metal plaques, iron mounts, white-metal escutcheons, and false ramrods, some wear throughout, iron parts with surface rust and some pitting, one cock replaced
19in. (48.2cm.) (2)
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