Percussion gun by Jules Bastien-Le Page

Half stock carved with floral scrolls.

Details

Medium:
Walnut & steel
Dimensions:
118 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £25,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1979
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

W.Keith Neal.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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