Turkish Flintlock Pistol

            Cavalry style, late 18th Century Turkish flintlock pistol. European-style, deeply engraved and gold inlaid half-octagonal, half-round barrel. French style lock plate with no markings. French style, very good quality flintlock. These parts were very often imported to Turkey from Western Europe. Both, the lock and the lockplate are deeply engraved in the style matching the engravings on the barrel. Beautiful Turkish style stock decorated with deep floral style carvings. Silver counter plate, trigger guard, barrel bands and butt. The silver furniture displays matching floral style decoration. Non-functional, decorative silver ramrod.