A beautiful pair of Ali Pasha style flintlock pistols with it's rare holster
dating: First half of the 20th Century provenance: Turkey, Smooth-bore, round, 52 mm cal. barrel, with square base, engraved with floral motifs and with rib, lateral stamps. Flintlocks, engraved with floral motifs, cock's screw with gold inlays. Wooden, full stocks, slightly engraved, richly covered with silver mounts and plates on the back and around the locks, decorated with filigree, with red cabochon stones and nielloed. Long, silver, embossed barrel brackets. In a double holster in red leather, decorated with embroidered in golden thread floral motifs and crescent. Very scarce. length 51.5 cm.