17 3/8" total length with 10 1/4" barrel chiseled in foliage and mustached face. The breech with crowned 1815 flanked by Persian lion symbols. Gold koftgari decoration to the tang. The muzzle encased in white metal with a central opening to reveal the decoration. Miquelet lock with its original leather shield on the cock base. Left side with a saddle ring. Circassian walnut stock profusely inlaid with bone, mother of pearl and brass composite circles. Small splinter at one barrel pin hole otherwise excellent with expected evidence of use. Persia fought Russia in the Caucasus 1804-13 and again in 1826-28 resulting in substantial territorial losses.