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Mortar: M.12-1952

Object information

Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze, cast. Circular with sloping sides. The waist richly decorated with repeating plaques of two figures back to back, holding a long thin tube to the mouth, with conventional foliage between them. Two small projecting bosses as handles, the base small, rim moulded.

Legal notes

Given by E. Saville Peck

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.4 cm
Height: 13.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 - 1600

School or Style

Renaissance

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-1952
Primary reference Number: 13931
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Mortar" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13931 Accessed: 2022-07-01 21:34:27

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