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Pistol c.1800-19

Hardwood, steel, coral, silver | RCIN 62421

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  • Flintlock pistol; octagonal/round steel barrel partly chased with foliate scrolls, with repouss√© silver band; hardwood stock applied throughout with tear-shaped pieces of coral with engraved silver surrounds; silver mounts chased with foliate scrolls; pommel with spur. With ramrod.
    Provenance

    One from a number of guns and pistols given by the Dey of Algiers to George IV when Prince Regent, in 1811 and 1819

  • Creator(s)
  • Medium and techniques

    Hardwood, steel, coral, silver

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  • Place of Production

    Algeria