Wooden stock, curved & fluted; steel barrel with chiselled decorations; snaphaunce lock.
The Breadalbane Gun by Patrick Ramsay, 1599
© National Museum of Scotland
- Wood & steel
- 208 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £140,000)
- Acquired in:
One of the decorative panels shows arms and initials of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy. Another panel - pot of lilies: probably taken from the arms of Dundee.
Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy (from whose descendants the Earls of Breadalbane - and name of gun); by descent.