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Lot 1026 - A186 Furniture & Sculptures - Thursday, 27. September 2018, 10.30 AM


Italy, mid-17th century. Signed LAZARINO COMINAZZO.
Carved walnut stocks, finely inlaid with iron in a design of tendrils, foliage and blossoms. Twelve-point barrels (L 40 cm), Cal. 12.5 mm, the chamber part accentuated with engraved leaf pattern. Flat lock-plates, the cocks screwed on the inside, decorated with carved foliage. Iron mounts. Long belt swivels, wooden ramrods with iron tips. One stock broken.
L 58 cm.

- Historisches Museum St. Gallen, old stock
- Galerie Fischer Lucerne, Weapons Auction 1992, Lot. No. 8361
- from a Swiss private collection.

A very well-preserved pair of pistols of very high quality. The barrels produced by a member of the gunmaker dynasty Cominazzi.
Comparable pistols signed Lazarino Cominazzo are depicted in A. Gaibi, Armi da Fuoco Italiane, Milan 1968. Ill. 127-128.

CHF 12 000 / 18 000 | (€ 12 370 / 18 560)

Sold for CHF 36 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.