Reproduction of Hand Cannon


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Artifact Identification Reproduction of Hand Cannon   (1956.01.0001)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Firearms
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Late 14th century
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 12.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.8 cm
Weight 318 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Dark Reddish brown (2.5 y 3/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Bequest of John Needles Chester
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information If it is a reproduction, it is a good one. Not an expert on Chinese arms though. Bill Smoot, 3/12/2004

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