A non-firing stunning 12-bore boxlock, by McCririck & Son, the boxlock action emphatically engraved with beautiful acanthus and foliate-scroll, together with delicate blade borders and a gorgeous game scene of hound and fowl in natural setting, the fences also engraved ensuite, underside and trigger guard also engraved with foliate-scroll and game scene, with a classic double-trigger and figured walnut stock. This comes complete with an engraved presentation box and bespoke stand for display.
McCririck & Son first started trading in 1839 as James McCririck but split into two branches of Ayr and Kilmarnock. It was the Kilmarnock branch at 6 John Finnie St that this sporting arm was made as this was the trading name that it adopted. This dates the gun to circa 1905.