A 16th/17th century brass alloy mortar, Continental/European

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Lot 288
A 16th/17th century brass alloy mortar, Continental/European

£ 150 - 200
US$ 190 - 260

The Oak Interior

24 Apr 2013, 10:00 BST

Chester

A 16th/17th century brass alloy mortar, Continental/European
Of squat bellied form, having a flat rim above a bulbous body, on a spreading circular foot, 12cm diameter x 10cm high, together with an associated brass pestle, of tapering form, with ball terminal and medial flattened knop, 23cm long, together with a 17th century bronze alloy mortar, South European, with flared rim, the slightly bulbous body cast with flowers alternating with notched ribs, on a spreading circular foot, 11.5cm diameter x 7.5cm high, (3)
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