Lot 5041

A small Silesian flintlock teschinke, circa 1660

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Description

Slender octagonal barrel rifled with six grooves in 9.5 mm calibre. Brass and iron dovetail sights. Later flintlock with flat lock plate. Walnut full stock with rich inlays of engraved bone and mother-of-pearl. Portrayal of hounds, wild animals and mascarons between fine chip inlays (sporadic small losses). On the cheekpiece an angel playing music and sitting on a mythical creature. Patchbox with spring-loaded lid. Later brass trigger guard. Wooden ramrod with engraved bone tip. Length 106.5 cm.
Interesting weapon which was modernised during its time of use around 1720 and converted from a wheellock to a flintlock rifle.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.