Object Title

Centrefire seven shot volley gun - Pauly

Centrefire seven shot volley gun - Pauly

Date

1815

Object Number

XII.1761

Provenance

Purchased Sotheby's 25th July 1960, lot 144. From the Greener and Harrod Collection.

Physical Description

Centrefire detonating system

Dimensions

BarrelLength22.28 in
BarrelLength566 mm
OverallLength1047 mm
OverallWeight4.34 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.30 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

'Samuel Pauly' came to London in 1814 and formed an association with his compatriot Durs Egg. This gun is made in the English style and is very possibly a product of Egg's workshop.