Revolution, War, Pillage – They Have Survived.

Lot 475 displays in all their magnificence, a very fine pair of 60 bore flintlock ivory and gilt travelling pistols c 1770 bearing the French House of Bourbon coat of arms. They were made to exhibition standards for either King Louis XV (1715-1774) or King Louis XVI (1774-1792). The French monarchs were avid collectors ofContinue reading “Revolution, War, Pillage – They Have Survived.”