Very large bronze mortar

Made:
1666
maker:
Unknown

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Very large bronze mortar, moulded body, flared rim and cornice foot with inscription, 2 projecting handles possibly "Marriage Mortar", German (?), 1666

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Details

Category:
Pharmacy-ware
Object Number:
A604784
type:
mortars and pharmacy (preparation) mortars and pharmacy (preparation)
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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