London, South Kensington
9 April 1997
An exhibition standard late 19th-Century model of a Krupp cast-steel breech-loading rifled cannon built as a diorama with gun crew,
with opening breech and working traversing and elevation mechanisms, composite figures loading with shell hoist, sighting and preparing to fire, the gun finished in brass and brushed steel and mounted in ground cover similar to the terrain in which these weapons were used, the crew in blue uniforms with maroon trim, one figure with binoculars to face and two officers.
Sold at Doyle's Auction House, New York 1985
The Collection of E. Rose, New York 1985-97
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This gun was designed and built as part of the military build up prior to World War I.
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