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).


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

Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1RB
01223 332900

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun & Bank Holidays, 12noon – 5pm Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Exhibitions at Fitzwilliam Museum

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