Lot 2: A beautiful flintlock gun by Barbuti
November 17, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A beautiful flintlock gun by Barbuti, dating: 18th Century
Smooth, octagonal, 10 mm cal. barrel, engraved with floral motifs at the first part, with sun featuring brass rays at the centre; engraved and chiselled lock signed "BARBUTI"; wooden stock, almost entirely covered by steel plates, richly with floral engraving and chiselling and brass decorations, typical butt with openworks. Missing ramrod. Definitely one of the most beautiful exemplar of this particular rifle in the last years.
dimensions: length 147 cm.
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