Pair Flintlock Pistols by 'Oger Leblan'


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Maastricht became an important center for luxury firearms in the course of the 17th century, alongside Utrecht and Amsterdam. Until far into the 18th century one could go for an exclusive firearm at the rifle makers in the Spilstraat. Leblan also had his shop there. The influence of the relatively nearby France, especially the city of Liège, is evident from the rather exuberant style of the weapons.

  • Round barrels with upper flats
  • Chiseled with a bust surrounded by foliage with thunder and hallmarks, on the three upper sides, with a two-headed eagle on a copper background
  • The flats are signed on brass bottom: 'Oger Leblan' caliber 15.5mm.
  • Flat plates and gooseneck dogs, chiselled with foliage and punched: Oger Leblan
  • Iron fittings, carved and finely carved with foliage and foliage
  • Caps completed by a nail in the form of a grotesque mask
  • Cut, ornamented thumb pieces, one of a man's bust, the other of a woman's bust, and surmounted by a ducal crown
  • Crosses in burr walnut, carved
  • Wooden sticks finished with an iron nail


 

 

 

 

 

Origin
Netherlands, Maastricht
Reference
181-337
Sizes
52.5 cm

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