Authentic top quality brass cannon shell wine bucket. This heavy champagne bucket, vase features nicely shaped handles having fine sculpted heads of Bacchus, the God of Wine with vines and grapes around his head. Beautiful base with markings underneath that refers to an inert cannon shell of French Howitzer Canon de 155 C. Modele 1915 (155 C. Mle. 1915 S) MGM. A7 L.17. R probably refers to the manufacturer of the shell and the year it was made, France circa 1917. A war memorabilia in very good condition that has been cleaned and polished with traces of its historical wear and details consistent to its age. The price is for 1 piece WW1 brass shell bacchus wine bucket, the other items are part of presentation and priced separately.
A unique novelty barware with historical origin and top quality craftsmanship made to last!
Height 9.85" (25 cm)
Width 10.25" (10.25 cm) Handles Included
Depth 6.30" (16 cm Top) & 6.70" (17 cm. Base)
Weight 12.15 lb (5.5 kg)
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This item can be viewed in our gallery: Antiques van Elsen - Bruges, Belgium.