A rare 17th century matchlock musket rest/linstock

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Lot 4228
A rare 17th century matchlock musket rest/linstock

Sold for US$ 1,111 inc. premium
A rare 17th century matchlock musket rest/linstock
The iron rest comprising a Y-shaped yoke, one arm formed as a match serpentine with wing nut, the other scrolling to a round aperture for the match; the front sides of the uprights molded to form hooked brackets; the whole extending from a flared, baluster-form socket. Together with marble and plexi stand.
Condition: Showing dark patina, one arm of the yoke with partial split.
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