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AN IVORY-INLAID LONG GUN

MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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AN IVORY-INLAID LONG GUN
MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
With faceted smooth bore barrel, the muzzle enhanced with an applied and engraved brass mount in the form of a mythical beast, the fore-stock and stock ivory-inlaid decoration with quatrefoils and foliage motifs, the affixed lock-plate with punched floral motifs, the butt re-inforced with brass
51in. (129cm.) long
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