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Pair of early 18th flintlock holster pistols

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An antique pair of flintlock holster pistols with brass barrels and locks. Walloon of Germany, early 18th century.
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SKU:FP321
Price: £5,250.00

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An antique pair of flintlock holster pistols with brass barrels and locks. Walloon of Germany, early 18th century, 20 bore. Heavy brass sighted barrels formed with tapering flats, 34cm. Overall length 52cm. The breeches each cast in relief with a demon mask suspended within an acanthus frame. Brass flat locks with stepped tails and bevelled edges. The cocks and steels retain some original blued finish. Figured walnut full stocks carved with relief mouldings over their length. Including acanthus scrolls about the barrel tangs and the ramrod pipes. Full brass mounts cast in low relief comprising spurred pommels with demon mask caps each fitted within a fore lobbed frame etched with foliage. Side plates pierced with scrolling foliage and involving pairs of small grotesque masks, trigger guards with finales formed as sprays of acanthus. Faceted balister snapped ramrod pipes. escutcheon formed as elaborate cartouches involving small masks and a coronet. Each pistol has a museum plate.

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SKU FP321
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