Object Title

Flintlock repeating sporting gun - N/A

Flintlock repeating sporting gun - N/A

Date

about 1670

Object Number

XII.1553

Provenance

Purchased from the National Magazine Co. (W R Hearst collection) October 1952, with the help of the Pilgrim Trust, National Art Collections Fund and a special Exchequer Grant. This is one of 52 items purchased together. (Hearst inv. no. A.156). Purchased at the Gallerie Fischer, Lucerne, 30 August 1934.

Physical Description

The lock and mounts are chiselled and engraved and the stock inlaid with ornament in silver in the form of foliage and grotesques in the manner of Berain.

Techniques

Inlaid

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength31.3 in.
BarrelLength795 mm
OverallLength52.75 in.
OverallLength1340 mm
OverallWeight3.35 kg
OverallWeight7.6 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

15 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

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