Necessary Box Containing A Pair Of Pistol Signed Francis Marquis, Paris. France XIXth

Frédéric Coridon
6800 €


CategoryAncient weapons
Period19th century
Condition Very good state

Necessary box containing a pair of percussion pistols signed Francis MARQUIS.
Paris, France
L. Total: 40cm - L. Barrels: 21cm

Barrels with sides in damask with ribbons, cal. 12.2mm, striped and gold marked on the upper side Fran. MARQUIS in Paris.
Cylinder heads engraved with volutes. Cut iron fittings and engraved with foliage and volutes.
Oval carved ebony caps with marbled iron pommels and engraved in suite.
Walnut crosses with short barrels, carved with a shell motif decoration at the ends. Gold thumb coins.

Walnut box, brass cartridge on top, side locking system (with its key).
Interior covered with blue cloth. Complete, many accessories, of which the woods are turned boxwood, and with a ladle to melt silver.
48.5cm x 31cm

Francis MARQUIS, arquebusier in Paris, workshop founded in 1848; exhibition in Paris in 1855, 1867 and in London in 1842.

Very good condition.

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