Lot 1019 ♣ - A188 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 28. March 2019, 01.30 PM
A RARE WHEELLOCK CARABINE OR PETRONEL,
German, Augsburg c. 1590/1600.
Walnut stock with short butt, with bone inlays of dogs hunting rabbits and deer, busts, fruits, etc. (1 plaque missing). The butt end plate old supplemented. Two superimposed round barrels with squared chamber halves, rich parcel gilt etched decoration, sight missing (barrel length 66.5 and 60.5 cm, calibre 9 mm). The chamber with Augsburger punch, "Pinienzapfen". Double wheel lock with external wheels, pans with sliding covers. Angled iron trigger guard. Ramrod (incomplete).
L 90 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.
Provenance: Swiss private collection.
CHF 14 000 / 20 000
€ 12 280 / 17 540
Sold for CHF 36 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.