Decorative Arts Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 131
Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840
  • Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840

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Fine Belgian S. J. Bovy Percussion Cap Dueling or Target Pistol, c.1840

with 8.5 inch slightly tapered octagonal twist Damascus steel barrel numbered ‘2’ and damascened inscription ‘Canon Damas D’acier Fin’, and proof mark encircled ELG, in 1/2 length carved walnut stock with lion mask end, crosshatch grip an anthemion butt, damascened and engraved butt cap, lock, tang and dolphin form hammer
overall diameter 14" — 35.6 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?