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Dutch bronze swivel cannon with "sea lion" handles and original yoke, ca. 1700, with antique mahogan

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:4,000.00 USD Estimated At:5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD
Dutch bronze swivel cannon with  sea lion  handles and original yoke, ca. 1700, with antique mahogan
SOLD
8,750.00USDto freysala59 + (1,312.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 09 @ 18:54UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Dutch bronze swivel cannon with "sea lion" handles and original yoke, ca. 1700, with antique mahogany stand. 66 lb, 32" long. Attractively aged, small bronze cannon with original yoke for mounting to a ship's rail, cast in the East Indies for the Dutch per the muzzle design, 33-mm in caliber, with scrollwork embellishment behind the lifting handles, which themselves are the most interesting feature (sea lions with anthropomorphic faces), plain cascabel and touch-hole, on either side of which are embedded iron pins, dark olive brown color all over, the ornate mahogany stand once part of an 18th-century pilaster from the East Indies.