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Пара Пистолетов. ударный кремневый. Европа. 18 век. фото 42-01

A FINE PAIR OF 28 BORE FRENCH D.B. FLINTLOCK PISTOLS BY BLETTERIE A PARIS, CIRCA 1740
with lightly swamped barrels, decorated with bands of gold pellets at the muzzles, sprays of foliage and trophies, signed on the rib, fitted with silver fore-sights and decorated with further scrollwork and acanthus against a punched ground at the breeches (the goldwork extensively rubbed and with losses), grooved barrel tangs chiselled with trophies against a gilt fishroe ground, signed engraved stepped bevelled locks decorated with differing martial trophies and border ornament, the tails chiselled and gilt with trophies en suite, chiselled cocks decorated with foliage against a gilt ground, the steel faces chiselled with demon masks (the engraving worn, the cocks and steels with restorations), highly figured walnut full stocks carved with Green man masks issuant with foliage behind the rear ramrod-pipes and with foliage about the tangs (the fore-ends with minor repairs), inlaid with silver wire scrollwork over the fore-ends and the butts, full parcel-gilt silver mounts cast and chased in low relief, comprising trigger-guards with acanthus finials rising from demi-demon masks, the bows decorated with foliate central panes against a finely gilt fishroe ground, spurred trigger-guards decorated with differing trophies-of-hunting on each side within a rococo scrollwork frame accompanied by cornucopia, the butt-caps decorated with a laurel frame filled with portrait profiles of a nobleman and woman against a gilt fishroe ground respectively, oval escutcheons carried on trophies and engraved with the owner's crest beneath a count's coronet, a pair of faceted ramrod-pipes decorated en suite with the trigger-guards, blued trigger-plates, and each with its horn-tipped baleen ramrod
42cm; 16 1/2in

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Album name:yuvk / Пистолеты парные (более 40 см). Альбом 14.
Keywords:18в. ; оружие
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