Lot 1060

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

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A94s | Live auction | 119 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 post-auction sales to our "Fine Antique and Modern Firearms" auction from October 24, 2022 has already started, and will run all the way through November 30, 2022. Until then you can purchase all unsold lots at the starting price plus the buyers premium.