Wood decorated with mother-of-pearl trimmings and hand decorated iron, in very good shape.
This gun was purchased in Kaboul in 1972
Dimensions : L 84,5 x H 18,5 cm Weight : 2.553 Kg (3.100 Kg with shipment packing)
The jezail (sometimes Jezzail from the Pashto language) was a simple, cost-efficient and often handmade muzzle-loading long arm commonly used in British India, Central Asia and parts of the Middle East in the past.
Lithograph of a Kohistani with his jezail (first Anglo-Afghan War - 1839 to 1842), by Lieutenant James Rattray — The British Library, public domain
Afghan jezail short gun of the 19th century
- Product Code: Antiquités-armes
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