Very Fine and Rare Early 19 C. Silver Niello Greek Pistol - 10133

A typical Kubur Greek pistol from the early 19C. It is covered with chiseled and gilded silver decorated with niello flower designs. Similar niello design is typical to Greek works of art and can be found also on rifles and swords from the period. Flintlock in perfect working order. Barrel 11 1/2 Total length 18 1/2 inches. Very fine, next to perfect condition. For a similar pistol see Robert Elgood Fire Arms of the Islamic World Fig 31 P. 62.