• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 381

    A MINIATURE TWO-PART LIMBER FOR A PONTOON; A BRASS MINIATURE FIELD GUN AND LIMBER MODELLED ON THE LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY STYLE; A BRONZE SALUTING CANNON; A BRASS MINIATURE CANNON; A BRONZE MINIATURE CANNON; AN IRON SALUTING MORTAR; AND A BRASS MINIATURE CANNON

    THE FIRST FOUR 19TH CENTURY; THE FIFTH AND SIXTH LATE 16TH EARLY 17TH CENTURY; THE LAST 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MINIATURE TWO-PART LIMBER FOR A PONTOON; A BRASS MINIATURE FIELD GUN AND LIMBER MODELLED ON THE LATE 18TH EARLY 19TH CENTURY STYLE; A BRONZE SALUTING CANNON; A BRASS MINIATURE CANNON; A BRONZE MINIATURE CANNON; AN IRON SALUTING MORTAR; AND A BRASS MINIATURE CANNON
    THE FIRST FOUR 19TH CENTURY; THE FIFTH AND SIXTH LATE 16TH EARLY 17TH CENTURY; THE LAST 20TH CENTURY
    The first constructed to scale and highly detailed throughout; The second highly detailed and constructed to scale, the carriage complete with accessories and ammunition box; The third with multi-stage barrel mounted on a later wooden stand; The fourth with wheeled carriage and constructed entirely of brass; The fifth cast with decorated fillets and dolphin handles (cut down by approximately 8 cm.); the sixth strongly moulded and with traces of a coat-of-arms cast in low relief; the last constructed to scale entirely of brass
    The first 61 cm.; the second 27.4 cm. and 38 cm.; the third 49.5 cm. barrel (7)


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