Double-barreled pistol combined with a dagger. Ottoman Empire

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Double-barreled pistol combined with a dagger. Ottoman Empire

Double-barreled pistol combined with a dagger. Ottoman Empire, beginning of the 19th century. The handle of the dagger and pistol are made of silver with the remains of gilding. The lock of the french type is decorated with gilding and fantasy inscription. The barrels are also decorated with gilding and hallmarks of the Turkish gunsmith and a fantasy signature. A similar pistol is on exposition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg

(https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/15.%20weapons%2C%20armor/497070?lng=en).


Another similar pistol was published in Robert Elhgood’s book The Arms of Greece and was presented by Ali Pasha (1740 – 24 January 1822) to Elmas Aga Metsio Bono.


Provenance: this gun was in the collection of Charles Buttin, described in the catalog of his collection. Previously, until 1858 he was in the collection of Humann and then from 1858 to 1896 in the collection of C. Rogier.

Double-barreled pistol combined with a dagger. Ottoman Empire
Double-barreled pistol combined with a dagger. Ottoman Empire