Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - N/A

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - N/A

Date

About 1855

Object Number

XII.2738

Provenance

See Acquisition

Physical Description

The chequering on the stock is mediocre. Belgium Liege proof mark stamped on the barrel. Carving of an animal in high relief, possibly a bird with its mouth open, and feathers drawn back. It has a foresight but no rear-sight. Not rifled. No major sign of damage.Ramrod missing.

Techniques

N/A

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength38 in
BarrelLength974 mm
OverallLength54 in
OverallLength1369 mm
OverallWeight1.9 kg
OverallWeight4.1 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.6 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Decoration
Flower in high relief.
Butt
Engraved
Proof mark
Oval cartouche E L G Star
Barrel
Stamped

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