18th/19th Century Moro Lantaka

Lantaka, length: 17.5 inches, bore diameter: 90 caliber, a rare small Philippine lantaka ca 1900 (cannon). The bronze barrel of typical form with floral muzzle and cascabel pierced for a tiller and pintle for use aboard a canoe. A unique piece for the ethnic weapons collector or cannon aficionado.


This particular example is remarkable as it retains its original wooden tiller and rattan wrappings securing the tube.

Estimate: $500 - $700
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