This canon is notable among surviving pieces of early ordnance in bearing the date, place and name of the founder.

It is rare to find this combination of foundry skill and high relief, elaborate decoration (which is of the bearded heads of satyrs).

Provenance

Peter Finer; Galerie Ratton-Ladriere; Daniel Katz Ltd.


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