• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 572

    A SILESIAN FRUITWOOD, BONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL FLINTLOCK BIRDING RIFLE 'TSCHINKE'

    CIRCA 1670-1680

    Price Realised  

    A SILESIAN FRUITWOOD, BONE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL FLINTLOCK BIRDING RIFLE 'TSCHINKE'
    CIRCA 1670-1680
    Octagonal barrel with foliate engraving, rear and front sight, fruitwood stock with engraved bone inlaid panels depicting a boar hunt, hares, hounds, foliage and a horseman, mother-of-pearl roundels, patchbox cover, iron triggerguard, later ramrod, inventory number in ink II 5 147 F
    125 cm. long


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    Provenance

    Waffensammlung Schloss Osterstein