A Pair Of Model Field Guns
Lot 234
A Pair Of Model Field Guns
Sold for £26,400 (US$ 43,110) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Pair Of Model Field Guns
A Pair Of Model Field Guns
Mid-17th Century, Probably Dutch
Each of tapering multi-stage form cast in relief with raised mouldings and bands of acanthus, the mid-section with a band of scrolling foliage centred on crossed cannons at the top, flared and turned muzzles, the front sections cast with the seated figure of Victory against a trophy of arms above a vacant cartouche, the first reinforce with vacant armorial shield against a ground of foliage, a crowned heraldic helm above, naturalistic dolphin lifting handles, turned cascabels each formed as a bunch of grapes and centred on acanthus, and plain trunnions, the upper surfaces with punched decoration, and each with dark green patination overall: on well-made brass-mounted figured wooden field carriages each with cambered spoked wheels and open trails, the mounts (one trail mount missing) secured by dome-headed brass nails (2)
57 cm. barrels, 2.5 cm. bores
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