A fine late 18th century French model mortar

Item:
178
Region:
Europe
Type:
Firearms,Cannon
Description:
A fine late 18th century French model mortar, bronze barrel with octagonal section transverse lifting loop, tapered breech, copper lined vent. On its Gribeauval pattern bed of steel and walnut, excellent patina overall. Ex H.L. Blackmore Collection.
Metrics:
Overall length 4⅝” (11.7cms) Barrel length 2¼” (5.7cms) Bore diameter 15/16” (2.3cms)
Price:
£1,950