Lot 4168

A Tunisian silver-mounted miquelet rifle, dated 1824

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 186 Lots

Description

Narrow, octagonal barrel with smooth bore in 18 mm calibre. The lock richly plated in silver and brass, finely engraved with decorative tendrils in relief. Signed "Made by Mohammed 1239" (= 1824) under the cock. Iron button trigger. The wooden stock with lavishly openworked, floral silver fittings. The four wide barrel bands in silver, embellished with hammered and chased floral décor. Wooden ramrod, the long tip in sheet silver with lavish relief decoration. Length 167 cm.

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General Information

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