Antique Cannon, Brunei Lantaka.
A full inspection has been made and it is damage free, never repaired. 100% Brass/bronze casted, inside out, will never rust. Circa 1800-1850.
Rare feature: Tendril
Length: 116 cm / 45.7 inches
Diameter(largest point): 11 cm / 4.3 inches
Bore: 2.8 cm / 1.1 inch
Weight: 35.8 kg / 78 lb
After packing: 43 kg / 94 lb
Permit: We have authorized permits from Sarawak Museum to export, certify and support the authenticity of this cannon, have a peace of mind when receiving our goods. No extra charges are needed for this permit. It will take 7-10 working days to process the permit. With the permit, this cannon can be legally imported to any country.
The art of metal-casting was known in the Brunei Sultanate 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.
Value and purpose of cannon:
2.) Fighting and defense
4.) Marking Royal Occasion
5.) Conferring of Awards and Title
6.) Currency and Status Symbol
I will ship via Courier Service(5-7 working days) worldwide. Insured.