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TULA ARSENAL, RUSSIA A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SILVER & GILT-MOUNTED HOLSTER

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TULA ARSENAL, RUSSIA A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SILVER & GILT-MOUNTED HOLSTER PISTOLS, dated for 1742, with maidenhair damascus slightly swamped 10in. barrels, applied short silver sighting ribs with floral terminals and surrounded by thickly applied gilt scroll-work, the fore-sights formed from applied raised and carved silver grotesque masks with further gilt scrollwork fore and aft, silver covered top-tangs engraved with borders, an arrow crossed with a quiver and scroll engraved tips, curved and radiused locks with carved raised borderlines, the pointed tails each engraved with the head of a mythical beast, both locks signed in cyrillic and dated, white metal lined rainproof pans, engraved swan-necked cocks with carved and raised borderlines, moulded frizzens with feathered terminals to their stops and springs, burr-walnut full-stocks carved with tear-drops behind the locks and sideplates (one cracked through at wrist and repaired), raised carved floral borders around the top-tangs raised carved plain borders around the edges of the fore-ends and ramrod channels, relief carved floral detail behind the ramrod throats and above each thimble, relief moulded and engraved silver long-spurred butt-caps with central grotesque masks, moulded silver trigger-guard tangs, bows and finials, moulded silver ramrod throats and ramrod thimbles with rolled ends, vacant silver rococo escutcheons to each wrist, carved and pierced silver trophy sideplates and probable original silver faced wooden ramrods.. * Please note this item is subject to 5% VAT on the hammer price.
TULA ARSENAL, RUSSIA A MAGNIFICENT PAIR OF 16-BORE FLINTLOCK SILVER & GILT-MOUNTED HOLSTER PISTOLS, dated for 1742, with maidenhair damascus slightly swamped 10in. barrels, applied short silver sighting ribs with floral terminals and surrounded by thickly applied gilt scroll-work, the fore-sights formed from applied raised and carved silver grotesque masks with further gilt scrollwork fore and aft, silver covered top-tangs engraved with borders, an arrow crossed with a quiver and scroll engraved tips, curved and radiused locks with carved raised borderlines, the pointed tails each engraved with the head of a mythical beast, both locks signed in cyrillic and dated, white metal lined rainproof pans, engraved swan-necked cocks with carved and raised borderlines, moulded frizzens with feathered terminals to their stops and springs, burr-walnut full-stocks carved with tear-drops behind the locks and sideplates (one cracked through at wrist and repaired), raised carved floral borders around the top-tangs raised carved plain borders around the edges of the fore-ends and ramrod channels, relief carved floral detail behind the ramrod throats and above each thimble, relief moulded and engraved silver long-spurred butt-caps with central grotesque masks, moulded silver trigger-guard tangs, bows and finials, moulded silver ramrod throats and ramrod thimbles with rolled ends, vacant silver rococo escutcheons to each wrist, carved and pierced silver trophy sideplates and probable original silver faced wooden ramrods.. * Please note this item is subject to 5% VAT on the hammer price.

Fine Modern & Antique Guns

Sale Date(s)
Lots: 1-899
Lots: 900 - 1999
Venue Address
Church Farm Barns
Wolferton
Norfolk
PE31 6HA
United Kingdom

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