Luxury flintlock pistol, for the Ottoman market
Steel, wood, gold damask, silver.
Total length: 46 cm - L. of the barrel: 31.5 cm - Cal. 14mm
Damascus barrel, with sides, then round. Light trimmed with gold. The first third is richly decorated with gold damascene, with a breech tail and its screw covered in gold. The round part is surmounted by a thick band covered with a gold damascene frieze; she joins a bright sun.
The flat-bodied lockplate and the swan-neck hammer are covered with gold damask, patterns following the barrel. Bassinet with gold-plated volute and fire guard. Mirror-polished, chiseled and gilded bassinet cover.
Against gilt plate, half round bump: allegory of war.
Chiselled steel trigger guard, with fleur-de-lys and radiating crescent.
Lacrosse cap with long tails, gilded, in the half round of a bump: allegory of war, with a laurel wreath surrounding the skullcap.
Frame in varnished walnut, very finely decorated with silver thread.
Thumb piece embossed decor, in shell and gilt.
Bone-tipped mahogany stick.
Very good state.
Ref. : 2610
Text and photos © FCP CORIDON
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|Location||93400, Saint-Ouen, France|