"Hexagon bore. On the breech of the bore the inscription ""JOHAN STIFFTER"", and a floral scroll design. The butt richly inlaid with bone. On the side of the butt the bust figure of Julius Caesar within a floral wreath, the rest of the decoration representing fruit and animals. The lock plate and hammer richly chiseled, the figure of Diana is represented on the hammer. Provenance: Purchased by William Randolph Hearst from Sammlung Lanna Sale through Rudolph Lepke, Berlin, March 21-29, 1911. "
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Long Island University, Brookville, NY, http://liu.edu Photograph, William Randolph Hearst Archive, S/B lot 1064, Article 160, Album 1a, p. 13