A SMALL DUTCH 1¼IN.-BORE BRONZE CANNON
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A SMALL DUTCH 1¼IN.-BORE BRONZE CANNON

LATE 17TH CENTURY

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A SMALL DUTCH 1¼IN.-BORE BRONZE CANNON
LATE 17TH CENTURY
Of five stages, with belled turned muzzle, the chase flanked by bands of cast and chased foliage, one involving a winged cherub-head and fruit, the second reinforce with dolphin lifting-handles, the first reinforce bearing a coat of arms framed by foliage, pierced vent, and cascabel cast and chased with foliage and with rounded button, on later wooden carriage of naval type
27in. (68.6cm.) long
Provenance
Sold in these Rooms, 27 April 1988, Lot 224
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Lot Essay

The arms are those of the Hinlopen family of Amsterdam
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