German Combination Hunting Sword/Flintlock Pistol, ca. 1760

$3,495.00

1 in stock

Description

Hilt with brass guard featuring down-turned shell with grotesque mask and acanthus in
relief, quillon block with grotesque mask, dog-head quillon, and knuckle bow joining the
one-piece carved horn grip. Brass cap pommel with small button, decorated with running
stags in low relief. Straight 23 3/4″ single-edged blade with double fullers, double edged
for the last 7″. Small boxlock flintlock pistol screwed to the blade, featuring tapering round
screw-off barrel stamped with proof marks on the bottom. Boxlock engraved with foliage
and scrolls. Long curved trigger with brazed repair. Brass cleaned and steel parts with
light pitting. Overall length 29″.