An important Ottoman coral-set flintlock Rifle, signed Mehmet North Africa, dated AH 1126/ AD 1714-15
Lot 294Y
An important Ottoman coral-set flintlock Rifle, signed Mehmet North Africa, dated AH 1126/ AD 1714-15
Sold for £36,000 (US$ 58,826) inc. premium

Lot Details
An important Ottoman coral-set flintlock Rifle, signed Mehmet
North Africa, dated AH 1126/ AD 1714-15
with facetted steel barrel, clasped to the forestock with four silver repousse bands with floral decoration, the forestock carved and set with corals, small silver plaques and wire, the silver decoration consisting of arabesques and medallions, the intersections inlaid with large alternating tear-shaped and circular corals, the butt inlaid with a band of circular corals on a narrow sheet of gilt-metal, the steel lock plate overlaid with silver depicting leafy vines and floral decoration, inscribed below
162.5 cm. long

Footnotes

  • The inscription reads: Work of Mehmet, the year AH 1126/ AD 1714 - 15.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this lot should be marked with the Y symbol and is therefore subject to CITES regulations when being exported outside the EU.
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