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Пара Пистолетов. ударный кремневый. Европа. 18 век. фото 39-01

A PAIR OF 25 BORE FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOLS WITH LEFT-AND RIGHT-HAND LOCKS BY A DU COMMUN WARWICK, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY with two-stage barrels formed with a short chiselled flat and a foliate terminal over the breech, border-engraved tangs, rounded locks engraved in the French taste with scrolling foliage incorporating a putti, an exotic bird and a reclining nude, the right-hand lock signed on the lower edge and inscribed 'Warwick' beneath the steel spring, chiselled steels each decorated with a flower in a vase on the front, figured walnut full stocks moulded over the fore-ends, and carved with an acanthus moulding in low relief behind the barrel tangs, steel mounts comprising solid bevelled side-plates engraved with border ornament and strawberry foliage terminating in serpents heads, spurred trigger-guards, a pair of moulded ramrod-pipes, and vacant escutcheons en suite with the trigger-guards (later ramrods, the steel parts with areas of pitting and patinated throughout) 42.5cm; 16 3/4in

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Album name:yuvk / Пистолеты парные (более 40 см). Альбом 14.
Keywords:18в. ; оружие
Filesize:50 KiB
Date added:Nov 07, 2011
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