The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cannon
  • Cannon
  • Giovanni Mazzaroli
  • Giovanni Mazzaroli
  • Venice and Florence, Italy
  • 1688 and 1853 - 1854 (cannon barrel)
    1853 - 1854 (gun-carriage)
  • Bronze, steel, walnut and gold, carved and gilded
  • Length: 139 cm, cannon barrel
    Length: 3.8 cm, calibre, cannon barrel
    Weight: 83.003 kg, cannon barrel
    Length: 183 cm, gun-carriage
  • Inscription: '10. MAZZAROLI . F . 1688' engraved on a scroll
    Inscription: 'G. GIANI FERRO, QUESTO CARRO L 1854'
    Inscription: 'F. QUEST CARRO A. BARBETTI. IN. FL. L'. 1853'
  • A1245
  • European Armoury III
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Demidoff, Prince of San Donato; San Donato sale, Paris, April 1870, no. 633. Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.