Lot #293
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Lot 294: Relief Chiseled and Carved Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 294: Relief Chiseled and Carved Flintlock Pistol

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized:

Relief Chiseled and Carved Flintlock Pistol

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 64
Barrel: 13 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 389
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 219
Class: Antique
Description:

This pistol was likely made in Italy in the 18th century and has extensive relief chiseled ornamentation on the various iron components including designs of men at arms, masks, and scroll patterns. The designs on the breech end of the barrel are particularly attractive. The full-length stock has a combination of incised and raised relief carved floral patterns and a narrow wrist. The ramrod has a horn tip. Provenance: The Collection of Joe M. Wanenmacher Jr

Rating Definition:

Good with mostly gray and brown patina, mild oxidation and pitting, mostly distinct designs throughout, and general mild overall wear. The stock is very good and has a replaced forend tip and some other small repairs, crisp carving, a few flakes at the edges, and mild wear throughout. Mechanically fine.



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