A Rare Sakai style three barrelled matchlock
Signed Sakai no ju, Suketsugu and kao, ....Kiyobei saku, Edo Period (Late 18th/early 19th Century)
The iron cylindrical three barrelled gun decorated in brass and copper inlay with grape vine, a trapezium shaped front sight and a channel shaped rear sight, wood stock with brass fittings, some old wear
Overall 27½in. (70cm.), calibre 1.2cm.