A group of 16th-17th century metalwares
A small 16th century style bronze alloy mortar, in the Dutch manner, a copy of the late 16th century original, cast to the rim with the words 'LEEFTE VERWINT AL DINCK ANNO 1590', decorated to the body with a band of foliate scrolls, 9.5cm diameter x 9cm high,
A brass mortar, Continental/European
Of squat bellied form, 12cm diameter x 10cm high, together with an associated brass pestle, of tapering form, 23cm long, together with a 17th century bronze alloy mortar, South European, 11.5cm diameter x 7.5cm high, A small brass skillet, English
Possibly 17th century, stamped with a now indistinct maker's mark, the bowl 12cm diameter x 6cm high, a sheet copper latch ejector chamber candlestick, Continental/Low Countries, the thumbpiece of baluster-form and down-curved, a petalled collar at the base of the stem, set into a deep, wide dished drip-pan, 18.5cm wide x 19cm high, together with an embossed sheet copper chamberstick, Dutch/Continental, 15.5cm diameter, a 19th century veterinary's steel and fruitwood trocar and cannula, probably French, 20cm long.