A silver and ivory-mounted snaphaunce Rifle, Morocco, 19th Century
Lot 217Y
An ivory-inlaid and silver-mounted snaphaunce Long Gun Morocco, 19th Century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
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An ivory-inlaid and silver-mounted snaphaunce Long Gun
Morocco, 19th Century
the long steel barrel facetted and fastened with numerous chased silver plaques, the lock of plain steel, the butt and the half-stock inlaid with ivory plaques of geometric shapes highlighted with red and black lac and applied with silver wire forming scrolls
158 cm. long

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  • For a similar rifle see Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic World, 8th October 2008, lot 230.
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