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Senapang Melayu Berharga RM40,000 Dilelong di London




Siapa kata orang Melayu dulu hanya bersenjatakan keris dan tombak sahaja.

Kerajaan Melayu lama, juga mahir menggunakan meriam, pistol & senapang.

Buktinya, sekarang ini ada Senapang Melayu di era abad ke 19 (1800an), dilelong di rumah lelongan Christie's di London pada 6 Oct 2011
(Christie's adalah antara rumah lelongan (auction house) barangan antique yang terkenal didunia. Christie's juga pernah mengendalikan jualan lelong barangan hasil seni Rablo Picasso yang mencapai harga RM310juta)

-Price Realized (Set Currency)-

($13,484)
Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.Estimate
($7,710 - $10,794)Sale Information

Sale 7987
Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds
6 October 2011
London, King Street
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Overview
Lot Notes
Lot Description

A MALAY MATCHLOCK LONG GUN
MALAYSIA, 19TH CENTURY
Of typical form with heavy brass furniture including a trigger and serpentine with stepped temple design, a dark wood butt with copper plating at end, the extended lock and trigger plates with elegant palmette motifs on either end, the trigger guard with engraved quatrefoil design, both sides of rifle butt with applied copper and brass floral and quatrefoil appliqu├ęs, tin plated faceted barrel attached to lacquered wood stock with three silver brackets, with ivory headed ramrod
52in. (132.1cm.) long

Special Notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Saleroom Notice
Please note that this lot requires a CITES licence for export.

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