His factory used to produce bells for many Moscow monasteries and churches. In 1692, he cast a 1-tonne bell for the Church of John the Apostle in Bronniki (moved to the Saint Basil's Cathedral). A famous cannon maker Martyan Osipov ( assisted Ivan Motorin in mastering the science of cannon-making. Motorin’s factory carried out the order in a short period of time and produced 113 copper cannons by February 1702. On November 26, 1702, Ivan Motorin was ordered to cast a 54-ton bell for the Ivan the Great Bell Tower, which would be called ????????????? (Resurrection Bell).
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