Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol, c. early 19th century, ornately engraved brass stocks with steel miquelete lock and steel barrel, barrel lg. 12 1/4, overall lg. 20 1/2 in.
Some patina on brass and steel parts, frizzen has a little play between bridles.
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