Lot 2067

A lavishly carved, deluxe flintlock shotgun, Karlovy Vary(?), 18th century

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A92s | Live auction | 964 Lots

Description

The smooth Spanish barrel in 17 mm calibre, completely covered in fine stippling. Octagonal at the breech, turning to round after two chiselled girdles. Silver front sight. Two gold-inlaid marks at the breech. The flintlock elaborately chiselled with three-dimensional hunting scenes and mascarons with internal cock and frizzen spring. Double set trigger. Carved walnut full stock covered in floral tendrils with cheek piece and patch box. Beautiful fittings in fire-gilt bronze with figurative and floral engraving in high relief. The brass-tipped wooden ramrod of later date. A glued crack in the barrel at the thumb plate, the stock somewhat abraded. Length 126 cm.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2967. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).