A Fine Silver Mounted 12-Bore Flintlock Sporting Gun by Tatham & Egg. With sighted browned round barrel, signed ‘Tatham & Egg’ in gold on the breech, decorated with a double gold line and with gold touch-hole and pan, engraved tang decorated with foliage, stepped, bevelled lock, signed ‘Tatham & Egg’ and decorated with foliage at the tail, half-stocked in walnut (a few slither inlet repairs to both sides) cut with a band of chequering at the wrist and with padded leather cheek-piece, beautifully cast and chased silver mounts including elaborate butt plate depicting a deers head surrounded by shells and scrolling foliage, the butt is also engraved ’34’, ornate trigger guard stamped with silver hall-marks, the bow decorated with a stand of arms, and stylised finial, heavy fore-end cap decorated with wings and heavy silver escutcheon, silver tipped ramrod. A fine gun in lovely condition.
TATHAM & EGG
Barrel Length: 30 Inches (76.20 cm)
Overall Length: 46.5 Inches (118.11 cm)