Lot 2107

A deluxe flintlock rifle by Caspar Zellner of Salzburg, circa 1720/30

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Hammer price € 9,000

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Octagonal, swamped barrel in fire blue finish. Rifled bore in cal. 15 mm. Dovetailed sights with folding rear sight. Scrolling bands and the signature "Caspar Zelner" finely inlaid in gold at the breech and near the muzzle. The tang with deeply etched, decorative tendrils and "1" on a gilt background. Gold-inlaid touch hole. The lock with delicately chased hunting motifs on a gold-inlaid, incised background. The lock plate with a depiction of a hunter, his hound baiting a stag. Adjustable set trigger. The full stock made of beautifully grained walnut, inlays of bird's-eye maple and light-coloured bone on the cheek piece and the lid of the patch box. The furniture with lavish relief decoration in gilt brass with engraved and finely chased details. The wooden ramrod with a gilt brass tip. Length 104 cm.

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The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.