Michael Tuccori Antiques and Fine Art, LLC
Specializing in American Furniture and Kentucky Rifles from Virginia and the South

Michael Tuccori Antiques
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Kentucky Rifles and Accouterments

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George Peterman brass and silver inlaid Virginia rifle George Peterman brass and silver inlaid Virginia rifle. Circa 1820-1825. Peterman worked in Amsterdam, Botetourt County, Virginia. This rifle has some of the finest engraved brass and silver work, and the finest pierced and engraved wear plate on any American long rifle. The color of the curly maple is wonderful and the lock is in original flintlock. Look under noteworthy sales where you will see another example.
Swiss Fowler Swiss Fowler, circa 1760-1770, 38.5 inch barrel, relief carved walnut stock, original flintlock, in wonderful condition.
  American stocked walnut French and Indian War Fowler, stocked with engraved English mounts and a 18th century French lock. Converted to percussion and probably used as an Indian trade gun.
Revolutionary war period brass inlaid pipe tomahawk Revolutionary war period brass inlaid pipe tomahawk. Colonial blacksmith made with brass inlay dovetailed into blade and neck with a heavy molded area. 6.25 height of blade. Pictured on page 135 "Indian Tomahawks and Frontiersmen Belt Axes", by Daniel Hartzer.
Virginia screw tip powder horn Virginia screw tip powder horn. Rockingham County, Virginia. A large greenish horn with ring turned walnut plug with iron staple, with original screw tip. 17 in. around outside curve.
Haymaker Rifle Virginia long rifle, attributed to the Haymaker shop, Winchester, Virginia. Circa 1770 to 1780. Carved curly maple stock with wooden patchbox. Octagon to round smooth rifle. 51.34 in. Barrel, .58 caliber.
Valley of Virginia flintlock pistol Valley of Virginia flintlock brass barrel pistol, with walnut stock and acorn tang carving, silver escutcheon and brass wire inlay . Circa 1800.
Pewter French and Indian war pipe tomahawk Pewter French and Indian war (1750-1760) pipe tomahawk. Presentation or chiefs trade ax, made for distribution to Indian allies. An example is documented in 1756 in the Sir William Johnson papers. LOA is 16.5 in. Ash shaft. Tomahawk is decorated with pewter inlays, cap and mouth piece. In untouched original surface. An extremely rare American colonial object.