A Good Pair of Cased Flintlock Pocket Pistols by Croizier of Paris. 5 ¾” overall, 1 ½” two stage turn off 80 bore cannon barrels, double line engraved box lock actions, signed ‘CROIZIER A PARIS’ on the right hand side panel & decorated with stands of arms to the left, cocks decorated with serpents, frizens decorated en suite. Swelling walnut butts decorated with carved foliage around the tangs, beautifully engraved trigger guards which slide as safeties to lock frizzen. In their original black leather covered, lined, close fitting case with all accessories including powder flask, combined bullet mould barrel key & turnscrew, brass lifting handle.
In very good crisp condition, case only 8 ½” wide.
Jacques Croizier, Paris, Circa 1750-75.