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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A SPANISH (BASQUE) PERCUSSION BLUNDERBUSS SIGNED SOY DE DN EUGENIO CAINO EN ERMUA

    DATED 1839

    Price Realised  

    A SPANISH (BASQUE) PERCUSSION BLUNDERBUSS SIGNED SOY DE DN EUGENIO CAINO EN ERMUA
    DATED 1839
    With heavy iron barrel belled towards the muzzle and signed in full in silver cursive letters, engraved octagonal breech, the percussion bolster decorated with a monster, engraved lock inscribed 'En Ermua' and the hammer chiselled in the form of a lion standing on a monster, walnut full stock, the butt with raised cheekpiece and chequered grip carved with a dragon's head in relief, engraved iron mounts, including butt-plate with hinged trap-cover, sling-swivels, and stirrup ramrod (belt hook removed),
    35in (88.9cm)


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