9.4" mortar shaped like a sitting tiger, India, late 18th C.

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    BIGBEAR

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    That's great...
     
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    Neat. Wonder where the vent is located.
     
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    Neat, reminds me of a Chinese musket I saw once that had a dragon's head with open mouth for the muzzle. Animal motifs in firearms/artillery are always interesting.
     
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    Reading the description, it hadn't been drilled, so they're assuming the piece is unfinished.
     
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    Probably it’s butt is where the vent hole was supposed to go.
     

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