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Fine 19th C. Georgian Caucasian Imperial Russian Miquelet Blunderbuss with fine  khattam work

Fine 19th C. Georgian Caucasian Imperial Russian Miquelet Blunderbuss with fine khattam work

( ID: rf937 )

A Caucasian blunderbuss, made at Tbilisi c. 1840. Select hardwood stock with active grain with characteristic separately-applied forearm, inlaid overall with notched mother of pearl rhombuses and fine khattam-work rosettes, composed of green-stained ivory, horn and brass in geometrical patterns, as well as brass studs. The fine, Caucasian lock inlaid overall with scrolling motifs in gold showing minor wear, the barrel with typical expanded muzzle forged of damascus steel and deeply chiseled cartouches containing hunting lions, birds and flowers, the background co...

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Price: $6,500
Fine 18th C. Mughal Indo-Persian Matchlock Musket Rifle Toradar

Fine 18th C. Mughal Indo-Persian Matchlock Musket Rifle Toradar

( ID: if930 )

A fine and original late 18th C. Mughal matchlock musket rifle or toradar of long and slender form.  This example has a beautiful blond wooden stock with a fine formed barrel with inlaid silver bands (now darkened).  The stock is bone inlaid and has the original ramrod though at least one capucin is now missing.  The side panels of the mechanism are made of mechanical Indian damascus steel and the barrel may be damascus though would need to be etched. Overall length is 72". ...

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Price: $2,200