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Two Antique Silver and Gold-Damascened Holster Pistols

$16,994.62per set

About

These pistols have been beautifully decorated with finely chased and engraved silver, and gold-damascened work. They were crafted in South-Eastern Europe in the 19th century. The pistols are collectable, decorative pieces, which will look beautiful placed in a display cabinet, or mounted onto a wall. The 18-bore flintlock holster pistols feature silver barrels and stocks, which are finely chased with stylised vegetal patterns. Each pistol has a spurred pommel and a ribbed grip. The pistols are fitted with silver triggers and trigger-guards. The tops of the barrels are finely damascened in gold with floral motifs and vines, enclosing pseudo Arabic inscriptions. The pistols’ tangs are gold-damascened, and the flat bevelled locks are chiselled and engraved with foliage. In their style, these pistols are clearly inspired by Islamic design.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Width: 55 in. (139.7 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Islamic (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
    Balkan Peninsula
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 132091stDibs: LU956314356072

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
4.9 / 5
Located in London, United Kingdom
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Established in 1975
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Associations
The British Antique Dealers' AssociationInternational Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
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