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Auktion: Auction 26.10.1993
wurde versteigert am: 26. Oktober 1993
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TWO FINE BRONZE ONE-POUNDER CANNON BARRELS, cast in 1766 by Pieter Seest, Amsterdam, for the Amsterdam Office of the Dutch East India Company, each built up of three truncated conusses, differing in size, the steps marked by mouldings shaped as flat ...

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Schätzpreis: 32.000 NLG - 36.000 NLG
ca. 17.446 $ - 19.627 $
Zuschlagspreis:  36.800 NLG
ca. 20.063 $
Los-Nr. 473, Aufrufe: 36

TWO FINE BRONZE ONE-POUNDER CANNON BARRELS, cast in 1766 by Pieter Seest, Amsterdam, for the Amsterdam Office of the Dutch East India Company, each built up of three truncated conusses, differing in size, the steps marked by mouldings shaped as flat bands preceded by ogees (base ring similarly shaped); tapering cascable, stepped in the middle and terminating in a large almost globular button placed on a long neck; base ring stamped 161 on HV-36 (167 on HV-79) (denoting the casting weight of the piece in Amsterdam pounds), vent field marked off at the front by an astragal, wide worn-out vent on HV-36 (that of HV-73 with its supposed original width of 6mm), placed in a sunken rhomboid; first reinforce chiselled with a large divice, consisting of an A over the V.O.C. monogram, second reinforce with a pair of trunnions and struck with the Amsterdam proof mark, preceded by a transverse inscription (letters & figures struck separately): P.SEEST. A1766; chase astragal en suite with that of the vent; trumpet-shaped muzzle, its face with ogees and fillets. Bore 4.3cm. (almost for a 1-pound shot), Overall 102.2cm. (102.6cm. for HV-79), diameter of base ring 15 (resp.15.3cm.), dto. at the vent 13.5 (resp. 13.7cm.) (2)

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 26.10.1993
Auktionsdatum: 26.10.1993
Adresse: Christie's
Amsterdam