Necessary box containing a pair of senior officer's pistols, signed LE PAGE à PARIS. 1st Empire period

Frédéric Coridon

Description

Necessary box containing a pair of senior officer's pistols, signed LE PAGE à PARIS. 1st Empire period, France.

Total L.: 37cm - L. Barrels: 23.1cm - Cal. : 14.8mm
Octagonal barrels, striped with hair, engraved with the mouth. Silver sights. The lights are lined with gold. Engraved on the upper panels LE PAGE à PARIS with a branch of foliage. Remains of blue (about 30%) and numbered on the underside 407 X and 407 XX
Engraved breech tails.
Plates with flat bodies, gooseneck dogs, safety devices, basin covers engraved with edging, signed LE PAGE à PARIS. On the inside, they are numbered 407 and marked 7.
Saddles in silver hallmarked by the crowned P goldsmith.
Silver fittings hallmarked with the rooster (1798/1809) and other hallmarks; shaped with an acorn and a laurel wreath on each.
All guilloche screws.
Flat caps decorated with a laurel wreath and a frieze.
Frame in varnished walnut, finely squared and numbered 407 X and 407 XX


Mallets in dewlap with ivory tip on one side and brass on the other.

Mahogany box, with brass reinforcements on the angles and cartridge with handle on the top.
The interior is trimmed with green felt and includes all of its original accessories, apart from the needle of the cannon lights. 51.5 x 28

Very good state of conservation.

Jean LE PAGE , arquebusier and furnisher in Paris, from 1779 to 1822, born in 1746 and died 1834. He was the arquebusier of Louis XVI, of the First Consul, then of the Emperor and Louis XVIII. He kept the favors of the new regime under the Restoration.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Condition Very good state
58000 €

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