Pair of large oriental pistols, side and round barrels, engraved with traces of engraving, length 31.8 cm, calibre 16 mm; round-body locks, swan-neck dogs; silver fittings engraved with crescent moons and stars, counterplates cut out and engraved with a trophy of weapons and foliage, silver rings also decorated with a crescent moon and a flower; walnut sticks entirely filigree silver, with a signature on the counter-platinum side, drums finished with a bone tip; they are each adorned with a cord with a red silk pompom and silver trimmings and are presented with a red leather cobourg covered with red velvet embroidered with gold and silver trimmings decorated with flowers and foliage, strings in strong red cloth; total length 46 cm.
Era, conquest of Algeria. Good condition.
PROVENANCE: sale of family souvenirs of the descendants of General LAMARQUE, Bordeaux, June 16, 1992, n° 288.
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