An Italian 25 bore Roman lock brass mounted belt pistol, mid 18th century. With two stage 31.5cms barrel turned at the girdle and polygonal to the muzzle, octagonal breech ramp at the rear. Plain tang, lock engraved with initials AS on the inside and chiselled with foliage and a grotesque mask on the outside. The cock chiselled as a cherub supporting the jaws.
The cock retaining bolt and front of the pan, each chiselled with a mask. Figured fruit wood full stock (some repairs) cast and chased mounts comprising side plate pierced with foliage, inhabited by a figure beside a grind stone or target. Spurred pommel chased with foliate grotesque mark on each side and with cap formed as a human mask. Trigger guard with grotesque mask and foliage on the bow. Foliate finial ensuite and applied mount beyond, pierced and chased with foliage, centred on a further grotesque mask. Turned steel belt hook and expertly made replacement ramrod with turned steel. Overall length measuring 45.5cms.
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