20 BORE VIENNESE SPORTING GUN SIGNED JOSEPH HEMERL IN WIEN CIRCA 1730

PLEASE CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW - 20 BORE VIENNESE SPORTING GUN SIGNED JOSEPH HEMERL IN WIEN CIRCA 1730 - formerly one of a pair and with 35.75cm tapering sighted two stage barrel, hexagonal to round with concentric rings at the joint, gold lined makers marks at the breach and the tang marked with a figure two, flat lock plate converted from flint and engraved with mouted huntsmen and a stage and with the makers signature, heavily figured walnut half stock carved with rococo scrolls and a stylised stags head behind the barrel tang , fine quality brass mounts with traces of guilt finish throughout, pierced foliate barrel band decorated with a figure of Diana, the trigger guard with cupid carrying a spear and a falcon, the butt plate decorated with a seated figure of Diana and horn tipped ramrod with worm possibly the original.  Good condition overal with excellent action, pretty clean bore. very good wood-work and the guidling thining to brass parts.

 

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  • s189