Lot 5004

A model cannon with carriage, Nuremberg, dated 1650

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Hammer price € 3,400

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Multi-stepped bronze barrel with beautiful age patina, smooth bore in 21 mm calibre. Lateral trunnions, the loops shaped like dolphins. Abundant ornamental bands in relief with three-dimensional mascarons and cherubs' heads amidst decorative tendrils. An escutcheon in relief at the breech, dated "1650", behind which a recessed vent hole. The monogram "WT" engraved on the underside. The breech section and cascabel with fine acanthus ornaments. Mounted on a well-replaced, 19th century oak gun carriage with delicate wrought-iron fittings. The splayed wheels with copper strap reinforcements. Length of barrel 46.5 cm, overall length 91 cm.

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The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.