Object Title

Flintlock sporting gun - By Bertrand Piraube

Flintlock sporting gun - By Bertrand Piraube

Date

1680-1690

Object Number

XII.1690

Provenance

From the collection of the Duke of Richmond and Lennox. Acquired Christie's sale 31 March 1958, lot 167. Purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collection Fund

Physical Description

With silver barrel

Dimensions

BarrelLength1067mm
OverallLength1448mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Calibre

.580 in

Associations

Notes

By tradition a gift from Louis XIV of France to Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox (1672-1723) natural and illegitimate son of Charles II by Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth.