Half stock carved with floral scrolls.
Percussion gun by Jules Bastien-Le Page, 1862
© Royal Armouries Museum
- Walnut & steel
- 118 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,000 ( Total: £25,000; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- W Keith Neal
Butt-plate is chased with a design of Diana & her nymphs, the trigger guard with a cherub blowing a hunting horn, & the fore-end cap with a stag's head. Barrels, breeches & muzzle chiselled with pattern of leaves.
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