Flintlock Musket, Jaeger, Carved Walnut Stock, Silver Mounted
Signed, Johann Lobinger in Wienn (Austria)
18th Century - SOLD
One of four probably made for a hunting lodge; this being engraved "4" on the tang; the barrel flat is engraved Fatta A Rocchi; the 38.5" octagonal barrel retains approximately 60% blue fading to a lovely smoky-gray; touchhole has gold bushing.
Original flintlock in bright finish, mechanically fine; carved wood trigger guard strapped in silver featuring fancy forend; all furniture including pipes, buttplate, and lock escutcheons in coin silver. The stock features a raised and compound molded cheek piece-centered by Rocco carving; similar carving surrounds the barrel tang, trigger guard and rear entry pipe, and lock plateau. The ramrod and forend of stock are horn.
See Heer Der Neue Stockel, page 719. (Overall L: 53.5")