Lot 1454 - A198 Arms & Armour - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 05.00 PM

PAIR OF FLINTLOCK PISTOLS

Southern German or Austrian, ca. 1730/40.
Round barrels (L 34.3 cm), Cal. 15 mm, chamber part with carved decoration, elongated brass front sights set on the center rails. Flat lock plates and cocks, engraved hunting decoration of a sow hunt. Gilt brass mounts, side plates and thumb rests as well as knobs and trigger guard opulently decorated with Baroque ornaments, two ramrod sleeves. Carved walnut stocks, horn end, wooden ramrods with horn tip.
L 53.2 cm

Magnificent, very well-preserved pair of Baroque pistols of the type that was also used for hunting. Cf. Hans Schedelmann: Die grossen Büchsenmacher, 1972, p. 200, Ill. 297, and p. 227, Ill. 326.

CHF 3 500 / 5 000

€ 3 270 / 4 670

Sold for CHF 13 720 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.