A British iron carronade swivel gun with attribution to the Revolutionary War
ex-A.E. Brooks's and U.S. Cartridge Company collections
The 28 inch black-painted tube with 1 3/4 inch bore, cupped muzzle, iron trunnion swivel and looped cascabel, the top molded with a crown in front of the touch hole. Together a baluster-form walnut base with metal label marked 2228.
Condition: Metal showing areas of pitting. Stand with scattered marks.