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Mortar: M.10-1952

Object information

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Bronze. Round the waist two Royal coats of Arms, a spread eagle and a plaque with the date 1665 surrounded by four rosettes. The base gently slopes outwards with concentric rings.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 in
Height: 4 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952-07-31) by Saville Peck, E.


Charles II
Mid 17th century
Production date: AD 1665

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: on a plaque

  • Text: 1665
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-1952
Primary reference Number: 12451
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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