20 September 2007
A PAIR OF DUTCH BRONZE MODEL CANNON BY CORNELIS CRANS, THE HAGUE
Each with heavy bronze multi-stage barrel cast with a series of astragals, flared muzzle, a mantled armorial cartouche incorporating a coronet in low relief on the first reinforce, cascable button, plain trunnions, a pair of dolphin handles, and signed 'Me. Fecit. Cornelis. Crans. Haga. A. A. 1750' around the base ring (the cartouche rubbed, previously engraved with a coat-of-arms): each on its original wooden split-trail carriage with engraved blackened iron mounts including a pair of hinged cap-squares, and fitted with iron-shod spoked cambered wheels (light worm damage, one spoke with resulting crack).
15 3/8in (39cm) barrels (2)
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