Superbly decorated arquebus type gun with wheel lock, late 17th century.

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Superbly decorated arquebus type gun with wheel lock, late 17th century.

Splendid bone-decorated gun with wheellock and arquebus-type stock, long brass trigger guard, late 17th century. A shortened butt, not adapted for a shoulder rest and simply pressed against the cheek. Hunting or combat weapon of a privileged rider, designed to fight heavily armed cavalry. It was used as an alternative to a spear in knightly combat. Made as a forged faceted barrel, with an expensive wheel mechanism on a walnut lodgment, with decorative bone inserts. At the butt end there is a pin for vertical storage of the gun. Length: 100 cm. Weight: 3811 gr.
Condition: Some lacks
Material: Wood, metal, Bone
Product sizes: Height - 100cm, Width - 24cm, Depth - 8cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
Warranty: Seller Warranty
Country: Western Europe
Period: The end of the 17th century
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