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MEGA SIZE 1160mm SIGNAL CANNON 200yr ANTIQUE Lantaka Brass Bronze Borneo Brunei
Price: USD 5500.00
Shipping Price: USD 360.00
Stock Balance: 1 PC
Posted: 19th Jul 14 Updated: 20th Jul 14
Total of 1288 view(s) since 2014-07-19.
Borneoartifact item number: GC 0270
Some of the biggest and cleanest four feet(almost) cannon ever in my collection, this 1160mm cannon / lantaka is finely decorated with gorgeous Dolphin Handle, Crocodile & Pucuk Rebung / Bamboo Shoot markings.
An important currency / monetary tender and as symbol of status.
A full inspection has been made and it is damage free, never repaired.
100% Brass/bronze casted, inside out, will never rust.
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 is 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.
Length: 116 cm / 45.7 inches
Diameter(largest point): 12 cm / 4.7 inches
Bore diameter: 3 cm / 1.2 inch
Rare feature: Crocodile near the Touch-Hole.
Weight: 31.9 kg / 70.1 lb
After packing: 42 kg / 92 lb.
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