A Japanese matchlock carbine
Lot 3341ANTIQUE
A Japanese matchlock carbine
Sold for US$ 2,574 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Japanese matchlock carbine
Edo Period
Heavy, octagonal 30 inch barrel in .58 caliber smoothbore; block front and rear sights; top of barrel between sights engraved with two gilt and silvered dragons amidst clouds, the dragon's eyes and tendrils of inlaid silver; breech with Tokugawa mon. All-brass lock. Full stock.
Condition: Fine. Barrel showing some minor spotting and minor losses to gold and silver decoration. Stock with scattered marks.
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