18th century very rare Tunisian pistol with early type of miquelet lock, barrel decorated with rich silver and gold inlay throughout. A very ornate miquelet lock is decorated with silver inlay and brass engraved plates. The lock is in working order. Cock is decorated with brass and three corals, brass trigger guard is decorated with silver inlay scrolls. Dark wooden stock terminates with a steel butt at the grip and decorated with silver inlay and a coral.
L: 16 3/4 in., (43 cm.)