Pocket Pistol by English

Snaphance pistol bearing traces of gold damascening on the lock and barrel, the stock is inlaid with floral decorations of engraved bone and mother-of-pearl.

Details

Medium:
Wood, ivory, mother-of-pearl & gold Dimensions: 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £10,500)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

J.T.Hooper.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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