Made for the Turkish (Ottoman) market. Finely engraved Madrid form lock inset with heavy gold maker's mark of crowned Carlo Morea over M (Madrid). Excellent and crisp working order. 48” octagonal/round barrel overlaid with brass stylized foliage as found on the small blunderbusses. Embossed brass barrel bands in the Ottoman taste. Heavy deep relief decorated furniture including the butt plate. Walnut full stock profusely decorated with brass wire and pellet inlay. The wrist and fore stock checkered with brass piques, Inlay mostly intact with some losses as always encountered. Magnificent in its day and evidently made for an owner of considerable importance. Light wear throughout as typical for Ottoman firearms.
Stock Number: FNS2133

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