A RARE RUSSIAN FLINTLOCK PISTOL Russia, Tula Arms Factory (?) circa 1800 - 1805

Lotto 278
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with gilded chased mounts stocked in birch, the curved butt in shape of lions head, trigger guard, side plate and lock plate chased with the same pattern ca. 11.5 cm long round damascene barrel in calibre ca. 12 mm and with a wooden ramrod held by two small pipes L. 22 cm Provenance: Collection of Richard Zeiner-Henriksen, Commercial Attaché for Norway in Russia, Oslo, Norway