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19th-20th C. European Copy of Bronze Cannon

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:NA
19th-20th C. European Copy of Bronze Cannon
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19th-20th Century European Copy of a Bronze Cannon, with Carriage, showing cast date of 1630. Barrel is 19.5'' long with a 1-1/4'' smooth bore; approx. 2-3/4'' in dia. at the base of barrel. Outside is decorated with a crown and coat of arms in relief, with bands of leaf decorations at the muzzle, center, and rear, and two dolphin-shaped lifting eyes at the center top. Mounted in a wooden carriage decorated with cast metal fittings on the sides and reinforcing bands on the edges of the wood sides. Wheels are 11'' in dia. with metal bands around the outside and around the hub. Carriage is approx. 25'' long. Condition is good, the wood showing a dark patina, scuffs, and minor wear. Bronze cannon body has a dark uncleaned patina overall. Est.: $800-$1,200.