Flint-lock pistol with ramrod

Steel, gold, silver, whalebone and horn, chiselled, gilded, blued and carved | c. 1738 - c. 1744

Jean Baptiste La Roche

Flint-lock pistol, the barrel of round section. The first five inches from the breech forward are occupied by a panel containing ornament chiselled in low relief on a ground of matt gold, consisting of an allegorical female figure below which are two...
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