**First Time At Auction**
Europe, France, ca. 19th century CE. A fine example of a signal cannon, also known as a salute cannon. A bronze cannon, in two parts, sits within a wood frame. It is tied in place with thick rope through heavy rings on either side, and has a chain that allows the back end of the cannon to be removed and filled. Hammered bronze sheet, held in place by tiny pins, covers the raised back end of the wooden frame. Size: 8.1" L x 2.2" W x 1.85" H (20.6 cm x 5.6 cm x 4.7 cm)
Provenance: private Mick Kalman collection, Los Angeles, California, USA
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