Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - N/A

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - N/A

Date

about 1610, Lock about 1620

Object Number

XII.1571

Provenance

Acquired at Sotheby's 12 June 1953 Lot 71. From the collection of Col. Norman Colville.

Physical Description

Long octagonal barrel slightly flared at the muzzle. Lock of English type with lateral scear engaging the heel of the cock at the full-cock position. Stock with wide, fish-tail butt decorated with inlays of stags-horn and mother-of-pearl shaped and engraved flowers, birds, and animals.

Techniques

Engraved

Dimensions

BarrelLength50.3 in.
BarrelLength1278 mm
OverallLength65.8 in.
OverallLength1671.32 mm
OverallWeight5.48 kg
OverallWeight12.1 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

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