A model cannon with carriage, Nuremberg, dated 1650
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots
Hammer price € 3,400Show related lots
DescriptionMulti-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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