An unusually small Belgian 4 shot ring trigger “Mariette” pistol
An unusually small Belgian 4 shot ring trigger “Mariette” pistol c. 1850, self cocking action, Liege proof marks. Turn off etched damascus barrels cut at the muzzles each with 4 slots for a key. Round steel frame covered with engraved scrolling foliage. Two piece walnut grips.
Overall length 4¾” (12.2cms). Barrel length 1½” (3.7cms).