London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
A SILVER-MOUNTED FLINTLOCK TURN-OFF PISTOL BY NATHANIEL TREVEY
With cannon barrel, signed lock with engraved linear border (the cock bent, one side-nail replaced), moulded walnut butt (shrinkage about the lock), silver mounts cast in low relief, comprising grotesque mask butt-cap, rococo trophy-of-arms side-plate and escutcheon also decorated en rocailles, and with iron trigger-guard with acorn finial.
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