Small bronze bell shaped mortar

Made:
1590
maker:
Unknown

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Small bronze bell shaped mortar, everted rim, flared foot and flat base, 2 squared handles, inscription and 2 friezes, possibly Dutch, 1590.

Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A604805
Measurements:
mortar: 98 mm 103 mm, 1.24 kg
pestle: 141 mm 23 mm, .18 kg
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust