A Pair of Bronze Saluting Cannon, dated 1671

2886
2886 3
2886 1
2886 7

Item ref: 2886

  • Dutch
  • Bronze
  • 62.5 cm / 24.6 in

Provenance:

Kutztown, PA Antique Market. Springfield Arsenal, LLC Artillery Collection
Private collection, USA

The tubes marked with a Coat of Arms with eagle surrounded by rope with tassels underneath a banner with the date 1671.
The identity of the founder is most likely Cornelis Ouderogge, although unsigned.
Marks on the base ring include "4" & "IV" on one tube and "II" & "2" on the other. Both cannon bear "rampant lion" and "scorpion" proof marks.

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