A fine pair of repousse silver mounted French flintlock pistols by Vigniat of Marseille, ca. 1800 made for the Ottoman Empire, 60 cal. octagon-to-round steel barrels with engraved and chiseled barrels near the breech. Superb repousse (hammered) silver furniture. Locks plates are marked “Vigniat Marseille”. Original steel ram rods. Good action. Stocks are of solid walnut decorated with carving.
L: 19 in., (48 cm.)