A Viennese Air Gun
Lot 272
A Viennese Air Gun
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,632) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Viennese Air Gun
By Stutzinger In Wien, Early 19th Century
With very shortened octagonal barrel inlaid in silver with the maker's name along the top flat, silver line at the breech, border engraved brass action decorated with an eagle perched amid foliage behind the breech, border engraved flat bevelled lock with silver-lined oval inscribed 'In Wien' between engraved gundogs, cocking-lever engraved with a bird's head, fore-stock (mostly missing, incomplete beneath the lock) carved in relief with foliage, brass trigger-guard with urn-shaped finial and engraved with a wildfowl in a landscape within an oval on the bow, steel flat bevelled side-plate engraved with two birds amid foliage, and threaded tapering cylindrical steel butt reservoir (iron parts pitted)
12.9 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • This maker appears to be unrecorded
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