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Mortar: M.19-1952

Object information


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Bronze. The waist a border 1 ¼ inches deep of conventional foliage. The base solid with concentric grooves. Round the rim a band ½ inch deep inscribed: SOLI DEO GLORIA 1625. Two small dolphin handles.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.1 cm
Height: 9.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 17th Century
Production date: AD 1625

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SOLI DEO GLORIA 1625
  • Location: Round the rim

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19-1952
Primary reference Number: 13530
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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