Pair of Flintlock Holster Pistols

Steel, wood (walnut), copper alloy, gold | 53.3cm | c. 1735

Unknown Artist

This pair of pistols occupies a special place among the luxury firearms of eighteenth-century Europe, as one of the most significant works of the Bohemian school, and as a superlative example of the virtuosity of Franz Matzenkopf, a Prague gunmaker w...
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