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Auction: Auction 24.05.2006
was auctioned on: 24 May 2006
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AN INDONESIAN BRONZE MODEL DOUBLE CANNON; A TOY FIELD GUN; A BRONZE MODEL CANNON; AND FRENCH HISTORICAL MODELS OF A CANNON AND MORTAR

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Estimate: £700 - £900
ca. US$1,308 - US$1,681
Price realised:  £840
ca. US$1,569
Lot number 48, Views: 54

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 19 t h 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-16 t h 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 18 t h Century Style, with dolphin handles and on a detailed bed with sliding quoin. The first 10¾ i n (27.3cm) (5)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 24.05.2006
Date of the auction: 24 May 2006
Address: Christie's
24 May 2006, London, King Street