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Miniature Percussion Pistol with Case and Accessories

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1127
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Miniature Percussion Pistol with Case and Accessories, 19th century, the spur trigger pistol with engraved steel frame and gold grip, engraved powder flask, shot mold, and two engraved cylindrical boxes, one with eight small lead shot, in a fitted leather case with green velvet interior, pistol lg. 1 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $400-600

Good overall condition, action of pistol functions properly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Containers, Gunpowder, Police weapons, Powder flask

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