Object Title

Flintlock gun - By Marcus Zelner

Flintlock gun - By Marcus Zelner

Date

1727-1730

Object Number

XII.1559

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.153). Purchased for Hearst by Bartel from Schedelmann, September 1936. Possibly from Reichsgrafen R. von Kaunitz collection.

Dimensions

BarrelLength1029mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.600 in (20 bore)

Associations

Notes

These guns were probably made for Phillipp Hyazinth, Prince Lobkowicz, Duke of Sagan, Count of Sternstein 1680-1734. Knight of the Golden Fleece who succeeded to his titles in 1715. Valued as a pair