Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod

Steel, silver, walnut wood, antler, gold and wood, encrusted, gilded and engraved | c. 1570, c. 1620, 19th century (stock)

Unknown Artist / Maker

Wheel-lock pistol, the barrel octagonal at the breech, and in the forward part divided into a number of planes. The surface is decorated with silver incrustations, the octagonal portion with a Renaissance pattern of cherubs' heads, fruit and flowers,...
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