Veuillez noter que dans le catalogue et le guide d'exposition l'illustration du lot 648 correspond à l'un des deux fusils de chasse du lot 647.
Please note that the rifle illustrated as Lot 648 in the catalogue and gallery guide is one of the pair of rifles being sold as Lot 647.
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A fine Austrian wheel-lock sporting rifle
By Marcus Zelner, early 18th century
With blued swamped octagonal sighted barrel signed in gold at the breech, shaped scroll engraved rear-sight, scroll engraved bright iron tang, flat lock with internal wheel and sliding pan-cover, the plate finely engraved with a scene depicting a target shooting competition, the cock engraved with scrollwork and two marksmen in contemporary costume, figured walnut full stock carved in low relief with scrollwork, fluted sliding dark horn and walnut patchbox-cover, gilt-brass mounts engraved with scrollwork including shaped solid side-plate depicting the targets from the shooting competition being marked, and original ramrod with gilt-brass tip.