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> GC0277 AMAZING XXXL 1180mm / 66.8lb BRUNEI LANTAKA Brass Bronze Borneo Antique CANNON
AMAZING XXXL 1180mm / 66.8lb BRUNEI LANTAKA Brass Bronze Borneo Antique CANNON
Shipping Price: USD 370.00
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Posted: 8th Sep 14
Updated: 8th Mar 17
Total of 1468 view(s) since 2014-09-08.
Borneoartifact item number: GC 0277
Easily the MOST STUNNING 4 FEET CANNON (just short of 40mm) antique Islamic Lantaka / Cannon from Brunei with OVERSIZE DOLPHIN HANDLES(my finger is dwarfed, view photos).
Gorgeous Pucuk Rebung / Bamboo Shoot & flora pattern running down the Lantaka from Touch-Hole all the way through to the Pin section.
Islamic Lantaka do not display animal figurines (such as crocodile, serpent, frog, tortoise etc) on their cannon.
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: 118 cm / 46.5 inches
Diameter(largest point): 12 cm / 4.7 inches
Bore diameter: 4 cm / 1.6 inch
Weight: 30.4 kg / 66.8 lb
After packing: 45 kg / 99 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
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