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Bronze Swivel Gun

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$3,360$2,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Swivel Gun, c. late 18th/early 19th century, cannon tube marked No. 1112 on trunion, on top of barrel TROPHY NO. 51 and 65. CLASS. 7., breech marked 3-1, on wooden stand with brass yoke, bore 1 3/4, lg. 23, ht. 36 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some light nicks on bronze tube, and patina appropriate to its age.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Furniture, Metalworking, Visual arts, Weathering