A cast bell metal mortar, mid to late 17th centuryProbably from 'Foundry X', Suffolk
Lot 97
A cast bell metal mortar, mid to late 17th centuryProbably from 'Foundry X', Suffolk
Sold for £600 (US$ 938) inc. premium

Lot Details
A cast bell metal mortar, mid to late 17th century
Probably from 'Foundry X', Suffolk
With typical flared and moulded rim and foot, cast to the body with two bands of ten rosettes, 11.5cm diameter x 10cm high, together with an associated double-ended mortar, with central knop, 19cm long, (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: From the collection of the late Michael Boorer, whose pewter collection was sold these rooms, 22nd November 2012.

    For a mortar of similar form and cast with comparable rosettes, in the collection of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, see Michael Finlay, English Decorated Bronze Mortars and their Makers (2010), p. 135, fig. 269.
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