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Cannon

Object Number: 
INV.11763
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Iron, wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 3/4 x 15 3/8 in. ( 40 x 39.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron, wood, and brass cannon; four wooden wheels fastened to rectangles at bottom of stepped, rectangular wooden carriage with iron cannon attached to swivels in center; two brass stars riveted to front of two top steps on both sides, brass anchor riveted to block at front center, and domed lion's heads to both bottom steps; circular brass cap with domed lion's head enclosed by roped border on front, with two tongs on back that slide into mouth of cannon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group