An antique 330 calibre Silesian wheel-lock birding rifle Tschinke third quarter of the 17th century. With slender octagonal barrel swamped at the muzzle, struck with makers mark , probably that of George 1. Tatuza Neue Stockel 7678 hexagonal bow rifled with 6 very narrow grooves and fitted with copper foresight and moulded tubular back sight, 99cm. Overall length, 128cm. Engraved slender lock fitted with a mechanism of characters trip part external construction. Engraved with a boldly drawn pattern of scrolling flowers, fitted with engraved sliding pan cover with brass release button. The wheel spindle impaling an arch and brass covered bracket engraved with a guilloche band. The dog engraved with a stylised grotesque and a flower, and retaining the original brass bridle for fitting over the mainspring.
Fruitwood full stock inlaid over its length with a series of engraved horn plaques interspersed with plain mother of pearl plaques, the latter lozenge shaped over the fore end and formed as disks over the rear. All arranged within horn linear borders and segmental lines. The butt with carved cheek piece decorated with a horn rounded engraved with a bust of a Turk and fitted with horn butt plate. Iron trigger guard and engraved horned fore end cap.
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