Lot 571: A flintlock pistol by Giovan Battista Zugno
November 18, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A flintlock pistol by Giovan Battista Zugno, dating: third quarter of the 18th Century
Smooth, two-stage, 15 mm cal. barrel, octagonal then round with rings at the girdle, with brass-plated effigy of lilies, horse and crowned stamp "G.B / ZV /GNO"; flat plate lock signed "G.B. ZVGNO", with small floral chiselling; wooden full stock (veins); brass mounts decorated with floral motifs. Not coeval, iron ramrod.
dimensions: length 46 cm.
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