Lot 586: A fine flintlock snaphaunce pistol
November 18, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A fine flintlock snaphaunce pistol, dating: 18th Century
provenance: North Italy
Smooth, two-stage, 12 mm cal. barrel, with rings at the base and slight, floral engravings; engraved tang; beautiful lock engraved with floral motifs and chiselled with bas-relieved masks, sliding pan cover; sculpted full stock, iron mounts engraved en suite, counter-plate pierced with effigy of bust; belt hook missing.
dimensions: length 41.5 cm.
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