24 May 2006
AN INDONESIAN BRONZE MODEL DOUBLE CANNON; A TOY FIELD GUN; A BRONZE MODEL CANNON; AND FRENCH HISTORICAL MODELS OF A CANNON AND MORTAR
The first three 19th Century
The first made entirely of bronze, on a carriage, the barrels incorporating a pair of small animals forming the vents and a pig in pursuit of a crocodile cast in high relief along the middle; the second with lead barrel with iron bore (cascable damaged), on a carriage with spoked wheels; the third on a wheeled brass carriage; the remaining two modelled to scale in brass, one a field piece in mid-16th Century style, cast with the devices of Henry II including his joint monogram with Diane de Poitiers, on a detailed carriage, and the other in early 18th Century Style, with dolphin handles and on a detailed bed with sliding quoin.
The first 10¾in (27.3cm) (5)
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