Lot 1543: An outstanging pair of flintlock pistols commissioned for the 1st Ambassador of Russia in Belgium

Czerny's International Auction House

November 17, 2013
Sarzana (SP), Italy

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Description: Rifled, octagonal, 16 mm cal. barrels of fine damask, signed "Ancion & C.ie a Liege" in gold, the bases decorate with gold branches, with longitudinal grooves on two thirds of the surface, precision foresight; long tangs decorated en suite; flintlocks with gilt engravings, provided with anti-friction and sealing systems; wooden full stocks sculpted with bas-relieved floral motifs on micro-granulated ground; outstanding silver mounts featuring beautiful flora chiselling; butt-plates resting on oval discs of white and black horn.
Dimensions: length 40 cm.
Date: second quarter of the 19th Century
Provenance: Belgium
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