This canon is notable among surviving pieces of early ordnance in bearing the date, place and name of the founder.
Culverin or canon by Pollonio di Niccolo Perusini, 1533
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Copper alloy, probably bronze
- 84 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £45,000)
- Acquired in:
- Daniel Katz Ltd
It is rare to find this combination of foundry skill and high relief, elaborate decoration (which is of the bearded heads of satyrs).
Peter Finer; Galerie Ratton-Ladriere; Daniel Katz Ltd.
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