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Mortar: M.20-1952

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Visser, Quirin de




Bronze. Round the waist two 1 inch bands, each containing conventional leafy stems and birds with outspread wings. Beneath the rim a narrow border inscribed 'ME FECIT QUIRIN - DE - VISSER 1700, the base moulded.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.8 cm
Height: 10.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 18th Century
Production date: AD 1700

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ME FECIT QUIRIN . DE . VISSER 1700.
  • Location: Beneath the rim

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.20-1952
Primary reference Number: 13533
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 January 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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