ANTIQUE 14.6 Lantaka Cannon DOLPHIN HOOK Old Currency - For Sale
ANTIQUE 14.6 Lantaka Cannon DOLPHIN HOOK Old Currency
It comes complete with touch-hole, beautiful dolphin handles and a swivel(pin & trunnion), I tip this to be once an important currency during the barter trading period, an exceptional heirloom with a healthy weight of 3 kg for a miniature!Cannon stand is included for FREE. Age: Over 100 years old. Length: 37 cm / 14.6 inches Diameter(largest point): 6 cm / 2.4 inches Bore: 2 cm / 0.8 inch average ( slightly larger nearing muzzle) Total weight: 4 kg / 8.8 lb After packing 6.5 kg / 14.3 lb The art of metal-casting was known in the Brunei Sultan te as long as the 16th century.Early trade with China, India and the Middle East may have ushered in the craft along with the forms and decorative motifs. In the Malay Archipelago, especially in the Borneo and Indonesian island, the miniature cannons served as preferred monetary tender, desirable marriage dowry and were treasured as an heirloom and a status symbol. Shipping method: Shipping by courier, DHL for USA and Canada.