Rare Dutch bronze AVOC shipwreck breech-loading cannon. The cannon is marked by its maker " Ian Crans " and is marked AVOC for the chamber of the VOC and proofed at Amsterdam. It has its original marked breech lock and the gun is a 2 pdr,15 calibre and measures 59" or 150 cm and has a 3" bore or 7 cm. The breech ring is marked 197 which is the weight in Dutch pounds of the gun. This gun dates c1740 and was found on a shipwreck in Indonesia " Laut Sulawesi " and come's from a private collection.