Two firearms: 1) a breech-loading flintlock sporting gun, circa 1700 2) a six-barrelled flintlock gun, circa 1690.
Two Firearms by Nicholas Paris of Warwick, 16901700
© Market Hall Museum
- 1) 76.2 cm; 2) 56.2 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £24,400; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of the Stoneleigh Estate
The two are part of a group of firearms made for Thomas Leigh, second Baron of Stoneleigh, of Stoneleigh Abbey near Warwick.
Made for Thomas Leigh, second Baron of Stoneleigh; by descent; offered for sale by the Trustees of the Stoneleigh Settlement at Christie's, 1981.
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