Price: $ 1,250.00
A large 18th century Spanish colonial bronze 'thunder mug' (signal cannon) with beautiful verdigris patina throughout. Mexico - circa 1750.
The firing of a cannon usually marked the beginning of a festival or a religious ceremony. Because of the sparks, together with the bright flash that was generated upon ignition, these cannons also came to be known by the Spanish word for camera -- 'cámara'.
Dimensions: measures 6 inches high. Base diameter is 4.75 inches.
Condition: in excellent, original condition.
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