A CAUCASIAN FLINTLOCK TAPANCHA PISTOL
Start Price:2,000.00 USD
Estimated At:4,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD
4,100.00USDto floor+ (779.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
SOLD at 2013 Mar 16 @ 16:42UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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A fine example of Kubachi workmanship, wrought entirely in silver, engraved and nielloed in characteristic motifs involving intertwining leaves and vines, the miquelet lock likewise embellished. The fine damascus barrel with chiseled motifs, struck with a maker's mark and inlaid with gold at the breech. Inscribed on the backstrap, OWNER ASHAR ['] 1279 (1862/3 c.e.)Dated 1862/3.Worn overall .Overall length 36.7 cm. Condition III
Chatsworth, California, United States
1 (323) 851-2345
Auctions Imperial is pleased to announce our 2013 sale, to be held March 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Timonium, Maryland. Over 300 lots of choice antique arms and armor including armor, helmets, shields, swords, daggers, battleaxes, maces, halberds, matchlocks, flintlocks and percussion pieces will be offered. Our fine selection for 2013 includes broadswords, baskethilts, shamshirs, shashkas, palas, kindjals, khanjars, tulwars and spears, as well as chain mail and breastplates. This sale will...