A fine double barrel flintlock by Jacques Gourinal à Saumur with converted percussion locks. This hunting double barrel gilt pistol damascene barrels decorated with gilding, caliber 14.5 mm. Steel lock plates are signed " Saumur", furniture chiseled and engraved with flowers, steel butt is engraved; vined walnut stock carved with foliage and flowers, silver thumb rosette; steel ramrod is a later replacement. Louis XV period, ca. 1750.
L: 14 in., (36 cm.)