New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Signed Leland, Probably Moses Leland
Sherborn, Massachusetts
A fine example, "in the white", bold curly maple, rich color and patina, great eagle engraved on sideplate, silver wire inlay, original flint and rammer with worm; excellent condition. Overall L: 53.25"; barrel L: 38", .58 Caliber. - SOLD

New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, right facing

The octagonal barrel is fine; the lockplate displays the three-line maker's mark, "W. KETLAND and Co" (1802-1831) and is smooth and tight. All brass furniture includes an outstanding lock screw escutcheon ornamented with a terrific engraved eagle; also the trigger guard, pipes, buttplate and engraved two-piece patchbox. Silver wire inlay centers engraved shield-shape thumb-piece, breech tang and forend of comb; a stylized silver star with rocker, floral and border engraving surmounts the carved cheek-piece.

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New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, left facing
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, right side stock
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, left side stock
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, lock plate
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, lock plate signature
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, trigger guard
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, the swell
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, muzzle
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, butt plate
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, butt plate underside
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, tang
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, facing left detail
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, side plate
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, barrel pin
New England Kentucky Style Fowler, Worcester County, Massachusetts, barrel signature


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